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Historical Events In 1718

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Nov 22   On this day in history 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.  

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

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   On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway  

Dec 11   On this day in history charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead  

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   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 in the year 1718.  

Mar 12   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born in the year 1718.  

Apr 04   Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died in the year 1718.  

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   On this day in history death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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