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Millennium: 2nd millennium
November 30: King Charles XII of Sweden is killed at the Siege of Fredriksten.
1718 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1718
Ab urbe condita2471
Armenian calendar1167
Assyrian calendar6468
Balinese saka calendar1639–1640
Bengali calendar1125
Berber calendar2668
British Regnal yearGeo. 1 – 5 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2262
Burmese calendar1080
Byzantine calendar7226–7227
Chinese calendar丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4415 or 4208
    — to —
戊戌年 (Earth Dog)
4416 or 4209
Coptic calendar1434–1435
Discordian calendar2884
Ethiopian calendar1710–1711
Hebrew calendar5478–5479
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1774–1775
 - Shaka Samvat1639–1640
 - Kali Yuga4818–4819
Holocene calendar11718
Igbo calendar718–719
Iranian calendar1096–1097
Islamic calendar1130–1131
Japanese calendarKyōhō 3
Javanese calendar1641–1643
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4051
Minguo calendar194 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar250
Thai solar calendar2260–2261
Tibetan calendar阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
1844 or 1463 or 691
    — to —
(male Earth-Dog)
1845 or 1464 or 692
August 11: Battle of Cape Passaro
November 22: Blackbeard is killed.

1718 (MDCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1718th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 718th year of the 2nd millennium, the 18th year of the 18th century, and the 9th year of the 1710s decade. As of the start of 1718, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.


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May 7: New Orleans


October –December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]


Infanta Mariana Victoria of Spain


Mary of Modena
Charles XII of Sweden


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