What Happened in November 1723

Historical Events

  • Nov 12 Ambrose Godfrey patents a gunpowder fueled fire extinguisher system in England

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 8 John Byron, British Royal Navy officer (d. 1786)
  • Nov 30 William Livingston, American politician and 1st revolutionary Governor of New Jersey, born in Albany, Province of New York (d. 1790)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 7 Godfrey Kneller, English painter (74-77), dies
  • Nov 19 Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)