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Historical Events In 1718

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jan 09   France declares war on Spain in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53  

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

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

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   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun in the year 1718.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1718.  

Aug 09   Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 11   In the year 1718 battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 21   Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1718 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

Aug 25   Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Sep 29   Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   Anton Laube, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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

Feb 17   Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   In the year 1718 birth of marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)  

Apr 04   Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783) was born in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 death of richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1718 death of charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)  

Feb 18   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died in the year 1718.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1718 arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

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

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