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Historical Events In 1718

Wednesday, 23 October 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1718 birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died in the year 1718.  

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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