Birthdays in History in 1718

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  • Jan 7 Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)
  • Jan 29 Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)
  • Feb 17 Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)
  • Mar 12 Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)
  • Mar 31 Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)
  • Apr 4 Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)
  • Apr 7 Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)
  • Apr 20 David Brainerd, American missionary (d. 1747)
  • Apr 24 Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (d. 1784)
  • Apr 26 Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)
  • Apr 27 Thomas Lewis, Irish-born Virginia settler (d. 1790)
  • May 16 Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)
  • May 17 Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English diplomat and politician (d. 1778)
  • May 23 William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer
  • May 30 Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, British politician (d. 1793)
  • Jun 5 Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)
  • Jun 17 George Howard, British field marshal (d. 1796)
  • Jul 5 Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland (d. 1794)
  • Jul 18 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian writer (d. 1808)
  • Jul 31 John Canton, English physicist (d. 1772)
  • Aug 11 Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)
  • Sep 8 Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer
  • Sep 29 Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)
  • Oct 19 Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Marshal of France (d. 1804)
  • Oct 28 Ignacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary (d. 1793)
  • Nov 3 John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, British statesman who claimed to have invented the sandwich, born in Chiswick, England (d. 1792)