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Historical Events In 1718

Sunday, 08 December 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 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 in the year 1718.  

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

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

May 15   In the year 1718 james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun  

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

May 23   The birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1718.  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history 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   Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

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

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

Aug 25   Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history 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   John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born in the year 1718.  

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   Emanuele Barbella, composer was born in the year 1718.  

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   On this day in history death of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)  

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

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 in the year 1718.  

Jul 28   Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630) died in the year 1718.  

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