On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1718

  • Sep 8 François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d'Arnaud, French sentimental writer (Les Épreuves du sentiment), born in Paris (d. 1805)
  • Sep 29 Nikita Ivanovich Panin, Russian statesman and advisor to Catherine the Great (plot against Peter III), born in Danzig (d. 1783)