1723 (MDCCXXIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1723rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 723rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 23rd year of the 18th century, and the 4th year of the 1720s decade. As of the start of 1723, the Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
August 15: Peterhof Palace is formally dedicated in Saint Petersburg in the Russian Empire
1723 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1723
Ab urbe condita2476
Armenian calendar1172
Assyrian calendar6473
Balinese saka calendar1644–1645
Bengali calendar1130
Berber calendar2673
British Regnal yearGeo. 1 – 10 Geo. 1
Buddhist calendar2267
Burmese calendar1085
Byzantine calendar7231–7232
Chinese calendar壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
4420 or 4213
    — to —
癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4421 or 4214
Coptic calendar1439–1440
Discordian calendar2889
Ethiopian calendar1715–1716
Hebrew calendar5483–5484
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1779–1780
 - Shaka Samvat1644–1645
 - Kali Yuga4823–4824
Holocene calendar11723
Igbo calendar723–724
Iranian calendar1101–1102
Islamic calendar1135–1136
Japanese calendarKyōhō 8
Javanese calendar1647–1648
Julian calendarGregorian minus 11 days
Korean calendar4056
Minguo calendar189 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar255
Thai solar calendar2265–2266
Tibetan calendar阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
1849 or 1468 or 696
    — to —
(female Water-Rabbit)
1850 or 1469 or 697
June 26: Baku surrenders to the Russians

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Births edit

Adam Smith

Deaths edit

Christopher Wren
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

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  1. ^ "Historical Events for Year 1723 | OnThisDay.com". Historyorb.com. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  2. ^ Dürr, Alfred; Jones, Richard D. P. (2006). "Die Elendenden sollen essen". The Cantatas of J. S. Bach: With Their Librettos in German-English Parallel Text. Oxford University Press. pp. 381–387. ISBN 978-0-19-929776-4.
  3. ^ "Magnificat in E flat major [first version] BWV 243.1; BWV 243a; BC E 13 / Magnificat (The Visitation of Mary [2 July])". Bach Digital. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Wolf, C. (1985). Michael Albrecht (ed.). Oratio de Sinarum philosophia practica/Rede über die praktische Philosophie der Chinesen. Philosophische Bibliothek (in German). Hamburg, Germany: Felix Meiner Verlag. p. XXXIX.
  5. ^ "Erforsche mich, Gott, und erfahre mein Herz BWV 136; BC A 111". Bach Digital. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  6. ^ Abram Grigorevich Raskin, Petrodvorets (Peterhof): Palaces and Pavilions, Gardens and Parks, Fountains and Cascades, Sculptures (Aurora Art Publishers, 1978) p12
  7. ^ Alan Palmer, The Baltic: A New History of the Region and Its People (Overlook Press, 2007)