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Historical Events In 1718

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   On this day in history charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), killed in battle at 36  

Nov 30   In the year 1718 sweden's "warrior king" Charles XII dies at Fredrikshald in Norway after being hit by a bullet in the head.  

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

Dec 11   Battle at Frederikshall Norway in the year 1718.  

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

Dec 17   In the year 1718 england declares war on Spain  

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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 in the year 1718.  

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   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 in the year 1718.  

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

Apr 14   On this day in history birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1718

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history death of richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)  

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

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

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

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