1723 in History – What happened in year 1723

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 February John Witherspoon / Academic / United States of America
05 JuneAdam Smith / Philosopher / Scotland
10 JulyWilliam Blackstone / Lawyer / United Kingdom
11 SeptemberJohann Bernhard Basedow / Author / Germany
11 JuneJohann Georg Palitzsch / Astronomer / 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
20 AprilCornelius Harnett / Merchant / United States of America
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
30 AprilMathurin Jacques Brisson / Philosopher / France

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