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Historical Events In 1718

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Jan 09   On this day in history france declares war on Spain  

Jan 17   Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53 in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

Feb 23   In the year 1718 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 emanuele Barbella, composer  

Apr 26   On this day in history esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)  

May 07   On this day in history the city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .  

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun on this day in history.  

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun on this day in history.  

May 23   The birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist in the year 1718.  

May 23   In the year 1718 william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

May 30   On this day in history arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jun 05   Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized) in the year 1718.  

Jun 26   Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him in the year 1718.  

Jun 27   Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer in the year 1718.  

Jul 21   In the year 1718 the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.  

Jul 30   William Penn, English Quaker/colonizer (No cross, no crown), dies in the year 1718.  

Jul 31   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish in the year 1718.  

Aug 02   In the year 1718 austrian joins Triple Alliance  

Aug 06   Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1718 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer  

Aug 11   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty in the year 1718.  

Aug 25   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found in the year 1718.  

Aug 25   On this day in history hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

Aug 25   In the year 1718 johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

Sep 08   Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III) in the year 1718.  

Nov 03   John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich) in the year 1718.  

Nov 13   In the year 1718 anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   On this day in history voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

Nov 22   On this day in history blackbeard the Pirate killed on North Carolina shore  

Nov 22   Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, English pirate, killed off Virginia coast in the year 1718.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1718

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

Mar 12   In the year 1718 birth of joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born in the year 1718.  

Apr 04   Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1718

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died in the year 1718.  

Feb 18   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

May 07   On this day in history death of mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)  

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630) died on this day in history.  

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