What Happened in July 1718

Historical Events

  • Jul 21 The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 5 Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, Viceroy of Ireland, born in Chelsea, London (d. 1794)
  • Jul 18 Saverio Bettinelli, Italian Jesuit writer, born in Mantua, Lombardy, Italy (d. 1808)
  • Jul 31 John Canton, English physicist, born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1772)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 28 Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)

William Penn

Jul 30 William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (No cross, no crown), dies at 73