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Historical Events In 1718

Thursday, 18 July 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   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   On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

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

Apr 26   In the year 1718 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   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   The birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist in the year 1718.  

May 23   William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1718 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   In the year 1718 johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

Sep 08   On this day in history francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer  

Sep 29   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

Nov 22   Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, English pirate, killed off Virginia coast on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1718

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1718 birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

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

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

Feb 23   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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