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Historical Events In 1718

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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   Charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), killed in battle at 36 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   Swedish king Charles XII dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway in the year 1718.  

Dec 11   On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway  

Dec 11   Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead in the year 1718.  

Dec 17   On this day in history 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   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1718.  

Feb 18   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1718 death of mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)  

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 in the year 1718.  

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