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Historical Events In 1718

Friday, 14 August 2020

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 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   Swedish king Charles XII dies during a siege of the fortress Fredriksten in Norway on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history battle at Frederikshall Norway  

Dec 11   Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

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

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   In the year 1718 birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

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

Apr 14   In the year 1718 birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

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   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   In the year 1718 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   Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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