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Historical Events In 1718

Sunday, 05 April 2020

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 in the year 1718.  

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

Feb 23   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 in the year 1718.  

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

Apr 26   Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) on this day in history.  

May 07   The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville in the year 1718.  

May 15   On this day in history james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun  

May 15   In the year 1718 james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun  

May 23   On this day in history the birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist  

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

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 in the year 1718.  

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

Jun 26   In the year 1718 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   Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1718 william Penn, English Quaker/colonizer (No cross, no crown), dies  

Jul 31   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

Aug 25   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

Sep 08   In the year 1718 francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer  

Sep 29   On this day in history nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)  

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

Nov 13   On this day in history anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   In the year 1718 voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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

Nov 22   In the year 1718 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1718.  

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   On this day in history death of richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)  

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

Feb 01   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1718 arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jul 28   On this day in history death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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