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Historical Events In 1718

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Nov 22   Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1718 charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), killed in battle at 36  

Nov 30   Sweden's "warrior king" Charles XII dies at Fredrikshald in Norway after being hit by a bullet in the head on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history swedish king Charles XII dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway.  

Dec 11   On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway  

Dec 11   Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.  

Dec 17   England declares war on Spain on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1718 birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

Feb 17   Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born in the year 1718.  

Mar 12   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born in the year 1718.  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1718 birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

Apr 07   On this day in history birth of hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)  

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

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

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

Feb 23   In the year 1718 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

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   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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