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Historical Events In 1718

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Battle at Frederikshall Norway in the year 1718.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

Jan 29   Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794) was born in the year 1718.  

Feb 17   In the year 1718 birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

Mar 12   In the year 1718 birth of joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 in the year 1718.  

May 07   Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) died in the year 1718.  

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 in the year 1718.  

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

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