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Historical Events In 1718

Thursday, 17 January 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 in the year 1718.  

Nov 30   Charles XII, king of Sweden (1697-1718), killed in battle at 36 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   Battle at Frederikshall Norway in the year 1718.  

Dec 11   In the year 1718 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   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 in the year 1718.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800) was born in the year 1718.  

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   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)  

May 30   On this day in history arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jul 28   Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630) died on this day in history.  

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