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Historical Events In 1718

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 09   In the year 1718 france declares war on Spain  

Jan 17   In the year 1718 avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53  

Jan 17   In the year 1718 avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53  

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   Emanuele Barbella, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1718 james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun  

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

May 23   William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer in the year 1718.  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1718 thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)  

Jun 26   On this day in history tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.  

Jun 27   In the year 1718 wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer  

Jul 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 02   Austrian joins Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer in the year 1718.  

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   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded in the year 1718.  

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   On this day in history nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)  

Nov 03   In the year 1718 john Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)  

Nov 13   Anton Laube, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Nov 22   Blackbeard the Pirate killed on North Carolina shore on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history edward "Blackbeard" Teach, English pirate, killed off Virginia coast  

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Famous Birthdays In 1718

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790) was born in the year 1718.  

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   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1718 birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

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

Apr 14   Emanuele Barbella, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1718

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader died in the year 1718.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)  

Feb 18   In the year 1718 death of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)  

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

May 07   Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) died in the year 1718.  

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

Jul 28   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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