On This Day

What Happened in October 1723

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 4 Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, Austrian entomologist, born in Vienna (d. 1798)
  • Oct 16 Johann Andreas Joseph Giulini, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 10 William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1665)
  • Oct 31 Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, monarch of Florence (1670-1723), dies at 81