1723 in History – What happened in year 1723

✅ Published on March 30th, 2009 in 18th Century in History

In history, year 1723 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1723.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1723 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
06 OctoberBenjamin Franklin arrived in Philadelphia at the age of 17.
12 JanuaryThe premiere of George Frederick Handel's opera "Otone" began at the King's Theater in London.
16 FebruaryLouis XV of France received a majority with a logo.
07 MarchThe Revolt of Maupré 1723 began in Chile.
23 AprilCornelis Steinhoun won the election of chief clergyman of Utrecht.
14 SeptemberGrand Master Antonio Manol de Vilne inaugurated Fort Manol in Malta.
23 NovemberThe province of Carolina was incorporated into New Bern as New Bern (later became the capital of North Carolina).
06 DecemberEmperor Carell declared the Sixth Pragmatic Constitution.


Famous birthdays in the year 1723:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 JuneGiovanni Antonio Scopoli / Physician / Italy
04 OctoberNikolaus Poda von Neuhaus / Author / Germany
05 JuneAdam Smith / Philosopher / Scotland
08 NovemberJohn Byron / Politician / United Kingdom
10 JulyWilliam Blackstone / Lawyer / United Kingdom
11 SeptemberJohann Bernhard Basedow / Author / Germany
11 JulyJean-François Marmontel / Author / France
12 January Samuel Langdon / Theologian / United States of America
16 JuneAdam Smith / Philosopher / Scotland
16 JulyJoshua Reynolds / Painter / United Kingdom
17 February Tobias Mayer / Academic / Germany
20 JuneAdam Ferguson / Philosopher / Scotland
22 DecemberCarl Friedrich Abel / Composer / Germany
22 March Charles Carroll / Politician / United States of America
23 February Richard Price / Philosopher / United Kingdom
24 February John Burgoyne / Politician / United Kingdom
25 AprilGiovanni Marco Rutini / Composer / Italy
26 DecemberFriedrich Melchior / Author / Germany
30 AprilMathurin Jacques Brisson / Philosopher / France
30 NovemberWilliam Livingston / Politician / United States of America
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