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Historical Events In 1718

Friday, 25 September 2020

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   On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53  

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   On this day in history emanuele Barbella, composer  

Apr 26   Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) in the year 1718.  

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

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

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun in the year 1718.  

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

May 23   On this day in history william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

May 30   In the year 1718 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   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   Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish in the year 1718.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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

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   Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III) in the year 1718.  

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   Voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1718.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1718 birth of hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1718 death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

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

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   In the year 1718 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 on this day in history.  

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