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    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
  • James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world's first machine gun.
  • Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard.
  • The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.
Weather

The temperature on August 12, 1718 was about 22.0 °C.

Source: KNMI (weather station Delft/Rijnsburg/The Netherlands) 


Born on August 12
Died on August 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1718
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Petrus
  • Johannes
  • Pieter
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Jacob
  • Gerrit
  • Johann
  • Henricus
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1718
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Elisabeth
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Adriana
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Anne
  • Petronella