On This Day

Historical Events in 1723

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Jan 12 George Frideric Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres at the King's Theatre London

  • Apr 23 Cornelis Steenoven elected archbishop of Utrecht
  • Jun 26 After a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
  • Dec 6 Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution