On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1718

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, British politician, born in Fairford, Gloucestershire (d. 1793)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Joost van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48
  • Bernard Nieuwentyt, physician/theologist, dies at 63