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The '''18th century''' is defined by the calendar of [[Earth]] as occurring from the year 1701 through the year 1800.
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The '''18th century''' was defined by the calendar of [[Earth]] as occurring from the year 1701 through the year 1800.
   
 
== Events ==
 
== Events ==
 
* The [[T'Lani]] and [[Kellerun]] declare war on each other. ({{DS9|Armageddon Game}})
 
* The [[T'Lani]] and [[Kellerun]] declare war on each other. ({{DS9|Armageddon Game}})
   
* The people of [[Beta Portolan]] are overcome by a mass insanity, brought by the arrival of the {{dis|neural parasite|23rd century}}s. ({{TOS|Operation -- Annihilate!}})
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* The people of [[Beta Portolan]] are overcome by a mass [[insanity]], brought by the arrival of the [[flying parasite]]s. ({{TOS|Operation -- Annihilate!}})
   
 
* Colonists from [[Peliar Zel]] first migrate to the planet's two [[moon]]s. ({{TNG|The Host}})
 
* Colonists from [[Peliar Zel]] first migrate to the planet's two [[moon]]s. ({{TNG|The Host}})
   
* Hundreds of criminals from the planet [[Ux-Mal]] are imprisoned on a moon of [[Mab-Bu VI]], after their consciousnesses are permanently separated from their bodies. ({{TNG|Power Play}})
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* Hundreds of criminals from the planet [[Ux-Mal]] are imprisoned on a moon of [[Mab-Bu VI]] after their consciousnesses are permanently separated from their bodies. ({{TNG|Power Play}})
   
 
* [[Chez Sandríne]] is opened in the city of [[Marseille]] on Earth. ({{VOY|The Cloud|Non Sequitur}})
 
* [[Chez Sandríne]] is opened in the city of [[Marseille]] on Earth. ({{VOY|The Cloud|Non Sequitur}})
   
* [[Napoléon Bonaparte]] rises to power in [[France]], ushering in the Napoleonic era. This era continues into the early 19th century. ({{TOS|The Squire of Gothos}}; {{TNG|Hide and Q}})
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* [[Napoléon Bonaparte]] rises to power in [[France]], ushering in the [[Napoleonic era]]. This era continues into the early [[19th century]]. ({{TOS|The Squire of Gothos}}; {{TNG|Hide and Q}})
   
* In France, according to [[Spock]], this is the era of the swashbuckler. ({{TOS|The Naked Time}})
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* In France, according to [[Spock]], this is the era of the [[swashbuckler]]. ({{TOS|The Naked Time}})
   
;1743: [[Moët et Chandon]] is founded in the French town of [[Epernay]]. ({{film|7}})
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* In [[America]], a pair of [[glasses]] that are eventually given to [[James T. Kirk]] as a [[birthday]] present from [[Leonard McCoy]] are made in this century. ({{Film|3|4}})
   
;1753: [[Tarquin]] was born at some point before this date. ({{ENT|Exile}})
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;1738: [[William Herschel]] is born. ({{VOY|Future's End}})
   
;1761: On May 18th of this year a lunar [[eclipse]] occurred on Earth at 10h07 at night. (''[[Star Trek: Enterprise]]'')
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;1743: [[Moët et Chandon]] is founded in the French town of [[Epernay]]. ({{film|7}})
{{bginfo|This information, as well as information on the solar eclipse from 1764, can be seen in the ''Enterprise'' opening credits in a diagram taken from {{w|James Ferguson (Scottish astronomer) |James Ferguson}}'s "Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles : and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics".}}
 
   
;1764: On April 1 of this year a solar eclipse occurred on Earth at 10h25 in the "forenoon". (''[[Star Trek: Enterprise]]'')
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;1753: [[Tarquin]] is born at some point before this date. ({{ENT|Exile}})
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[[File:Apollo Lunar Module descent in ENT opening titles.jpg|thumb|Diagram of moon's eclipse in 1761]]
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;1761: On May 18th of this year a lunar [[eclipse]] occurred on Earth at 10:07 at night. ({{s|6}})
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{{bginfo|This information, as well as information on the solar eclipse from 1764, can be seen in the [[Star Trek: Enterprise opening title sequences|''Enterprise'' opening credits]] in a diagram taken from {{w|James Ferguson (Scottish astronomer)|James Ferguson}}'s "Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles: and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics".}}
   
;Circa 1767: The planets [[Eminiar VII]] and [[Vendikar]] begin a bitter war. The conflict is fought entirely in a computer simulation, and casualties are calculated based on projected results. ({{TOS|A Taste of Armageddon}})
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;1764: On April 1 of this year a solar eclipse occurrs on Earth at 10:25 in the "forenoon". ({{s|6}})
   
;1776: The [[United States of America]] declares independence from [[Old Britain]] during the [[American Revolution]]. Under the military leadership of [[General]] [[George Washington]] and with the support of the French]] [[King, the rebellion is successful. ({{TOS|The City on the Edge of Forever}}; {{TNG|The High Ground}})
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;Circa 1767: The planets [[Eminiar VII]] and [[Vendikar]] begin a bitter war. At some point the conflict becomes fought entirely in a computer simulation, and casualties are calculated based on projected results. ({{TOS|A Taste of Armageddon}})
   
:The [[Presidio]], a future site of [[Starfleet Command]] and [[Starfleet Academy]], is founded by [[Spain]]. ({{film|1}})
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;1776: The [[United States of America]] declares independence from [[Old Britain]] during the [[American Revolution]]. Under the military leadership of [[General]] [[George Washington]] and with the support of the [[French]] [[King]], the rebellion is successful. ({{TOS|The City on the Edge of Forever}}; {{TNG|The High Ground}})
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: The [[Presidio]], a future site of [[Starfleet Command]] and [[Starfleet Academy]], is founded by [[Spain]]. ({{film|1}})
   
 
;1778: The [[neutron star]] in a [[binary star system]] located in the [[Kavis Alpha sector]] explodes. ({{TNG|Evolution}})
 
;1778: The [[neutron star]] in a [[binary star system]] located in the [[Kavis Alpha sector]] explodes. ({{TNG|Evolution}})
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;1788: [[United States Constitution|Constitution]]: The Constitution of the United States is adopted, and thereafter George Washington is elected [[President of the United States|President]]. ({{TOS|Court Martial|The Omega Glory}})
 
;1788: [[United States Constitution|Constitution]]: The Constitution of the United States is adopted, and thereafter George Washington is elected [[President of the United States|President]]. ({{TOS|Court Martial|The Omega Glory}})
   
;1790: French military uniforms worn by the creations of [[Q]] on an unnamed planet are from this year. According to [[Data]], the uniforms would be discontinued or changed in 1800. ({{TNG|Hide and Q}})
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;1789 : Beginning of the period discussed in the [[book]] [[Memoirs of Frederick Perthes, or, Literary, religious, and political life in Germany, from 1789 to 1843]]. ({{TNG|Samaritan Snare}})
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;1790: French military uniforms worn by the creations of [[Q]] on an unnamed planet are from this year. According to [[Data]], the uniforms are be discontinued or changed in 1800. ({{TNG|Hide and Q}})
   
{{bginfo|According to the ''[[Star Trek Encyclopedia]]'' (3rd ed., p. 323), [[Isaac Newton]] died on [[Earth]] in 1727.}}
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== Background Information ==
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According to the {{ste|3}} (3rd ed., pp. 60, 160, 183, 310, 319, & 323), the following events occur in this century:
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* 1727 - [[Isaac Newton]] dies.
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* 1756 - [[Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]] is born.
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* 1758 - [[Horatio Nelson]] is born.
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* 1759 - [[Georg Friedrich Händel]] dies.
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* 1768 - Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, the inventor of the [[Fourier analysis]], is born.
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* 1788 - [[Lord Byron]] is born.
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* 1791 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies.
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* 1795 - [[John Keats]] is born.
   
 
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Revision as of 14:07, September 17, 2019

Napoléon Bonaparte painting

Napoléon Bonaparte

The 18th century was defined by the calendar of Earth as occurring from the year 1701 through the year 1800.

Events

  • Hundreds of criminals from the planet Ux-Mal are imprisoned on a moon of Mab-Bu VI after their consciousnesses are permanently separated from their bodies. (TNG: "Power Play")
1738
William Herschel is born. (VOY: "Future's End")
1743
Moët et Chandon is founded in the French town of Epernay. (Star Trek Generations)
1753
Tarquin is born at some point before this date. (ENT: "Exile")
Apollo Lunar Module descent in ENT opening titles

Diagram of moon's eclipse in 1761

1761
On May 18th of this year a lunar eclipse occurred on Earth at 10:07 at night. (I AM ERROR)
This information, as well as information on the solar eclipse from 1764, can be seen in the Enterprise opening credits in a diagram taken from James Ferguson's "Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles: and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics".
1764
On April 1 of this year a solar eclipse occurrs on Earth at 10:25 in the "forenoon". (I AM ERROR)
Circa 1767
The planets Eminiar VII and Vendikar begin a bitter war. At some point the conflict becomes fought entirely in a computer simulation, and casualties are calculated based on projected results. (TOS: "A Taste of Armageddon")
1776
The United States of America declares independence from Old Britain during the American Revolution. Under the military leadership of General George Washington and with the support of the French King, the rebellion is successful. (TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever"; TNG: "The High Ground")
The Presidio, a future site of Starfleet Command and Starfleet Academy, is founded by Spain. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)
1778
The neutron star in a binary star system located in the Kavis Alpha sector explodes. (TNG: "Evolution")
1786
Davy Crockett is born. (DS9: "Once More Unto the Breach")
1788
Constitution: The Constitution of the United States is adopted, and thereafter George Washington is elected President. (TOS: "Court Martial", "The Omega Glory")
1789 
Beginning of the period discussed in the book Memoirs of Frederick Perthes, or, Literary, religious, and political life in Germany, from 1789 to 1843. (TNG: "Samaritan Snare")
1790
French military uniforms worn by the creations of Q on an unnamed planet are from this year. According to Data, the uniforms are be discontinued or changed in 1800. (TNG: "Hide and Q")

Background Information

According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (3rd ed., pp. 60, 160, 183, 310, 319, & 323), the following events occur in this century:


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