On This Day

May 30, 1718 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

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