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What Happened in 1723

Historical Events in 1723

  • Jun 26 After a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
  • Nov 12 Ambrose Godfrey patents a gunpowder fueled fire extinguisher system in England
  • Dec 6 Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI's Pragmatic Sanction with the Diet of Hungary recognizes the King's daughters as successors

Famous People in 1723

World Leaders in 1723