On This Day

February 1718 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 17 Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 1 Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician, dies at 57
  • Feb 18 Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)
  • Feb 23 Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63