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Historical Events In 1718

Sunday, 24 May 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 in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 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   Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), shot dead in the year 1718.  

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   Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history birth of joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1718.  

Apr 14   Emanuele Barbella, composer was born in the year 1718.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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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