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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century18th century19th century
Decades: 1680s  1690s  1700s  – 1710s –  1720s  1730s  1740s
Years: 1715 1716 171717181719 1720 1721
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Year 1718 (MDCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

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Events of 1718

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January–June

July–December

  • July 21 – The Treaty of Passarowitz is signed.
  • OctoberStede Bonnet and his crew are captured near the mouth of the Cape Fear River and taken to Charleston, South Carolina, where they are tried for piracy. All but four of Bonnet's crew are found guilty and sentenced to death.
  • October 24 – Stede Bonnet escapes from prison.
  • November 8 – 22 of Stede Bonnet's pirate crew are hanged at Charleston.
  • November 22 – Citing violations of the amnesty agreement with Blackbeard, Virginia Governor Alexander Spottswood sends a Royal Navy contingent to North Carolina, where they battle Blackbeard and his crew in Ocracoke Inlet. Blackbeard is killed in action after receiving 5 musketball wounds and 20 sword lacerations.
Dec. 6: Queen Eleonora.

Undated

Ongoing events

Births

1718 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1718
MDCCXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2471
Armenian calendar 1167
ԹՎ ՌՃԿԷ
Bahá'í calendar -126 – -125
Bengali calendar 1125
Berber calendar 2668
Buddhist calendar 2262
Burmese calendar 1080
Byzantine calendar 7226 – 7227
Chinese calendar 丁酉年十一月三十日
(4354/4414-11-30)
— to —
戊戌年十一月初十日
(4355/4415-11-10)
Coptic calendar 1434 – 1435
Ethiopian calendar 1710 – 1711
Hebrew calendar 5478 – 5479
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1773 – 1774
 - Shaka Samvat 1640 – 1641
 - Kali Yuga 4819 – 4820
Holocene calendar 11718
Iranian calendar 1096 – 1097
Islamic calendar 1130 – 1131
Japanese calendar Kyōhō 3
(享保3年)
Korean calendar 4051
Thai solar calendar 2261
See also Category: 1718 births.

Deaths

See also Category: 1718 deaths.

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
Decades: 1680s  1690s  1700s  - 1710s -  1720s  1730s  1740s
Years: 1715 1716 1717 - 1718 - 1719 1720 1721

Events

  • July 21 - Treaty of Passarowitz signed
  • November 22 - Off the coast of Virginia, English pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle when a British boarding party cornered and then shot and stabbed him more than 25 times.
  • November 30 - After the death of Charles XII, Ulrika Eleonora becomes Queen of Sweden.
  • December 17 - Austria, Great Britain, and France declare war on Spain, launching the War of the Quadruple Alliance.
  • The Funj warrior aristocracy deposes the reigning mek and places one of their own ranks on the throne of Sennar. (History of Sudan (Coming of Islam to the Turkiyah))

Births

Deaths

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