2008/9 Schools Wikipedia Selection. Related subjects: Years
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|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s - 1830s - 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1830 1831 1832 - 1833 - 1834 1835 1836|
Year 1833 (MDCCCXXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1833
- January 23 - Britain retakes the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
- March 4 - Andrew Jackson sworn in for his second term as President of the United States.
- June 5 - Ada Lovelace is introduced to Charles Babbage by Mary Somerville. In this year, for the first time, Babbage describes his analytical engine.
- June 29 - William Fraser Tolmie experiences an earthquake at Fort Nisqually. His journal entry records the first written eyewitness account of an earthquake in the Puget Sound region.
- July 5 - The Battle of Cape St. Vincent is a decisive victory for the forces of Queen Maria II of Portugal in the Liberal Wars.
- August - The British Parliament passes the Slavery Abolition Act giving all slaves in the British Empire their freedom (enacted 1834).
- August 1 - King William's College on the Isle of Man is officially opened.
- August 12 - The city of Chicago was established at the estuary of the Chicago river by 350 settlers.
- August 20 - Future United States President Benjamin Harrison is born in Ohio. From this date until the death of Former U.S. President James Madison on June 28, 1836, there were a total of 19 Presidents of the United States (3 Former, 1 Current, and 15 Future) living; which is more than any other time period in U.S. history.
- August 29 - The British Parliament enacts the Factory Acts limiting child labour. See also History of the United Kingdom.
- September 29 - Three-year old Isabella II becomes Queen of Spain, under the regency of her mother, Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Her uncle Don Carlos, Conde de Molina challenges her claim, beginning the First Carlist War.
- November 12- 13 - Stars Fell on Alabama: A spectacular occurrence of the Leonid meteor shower that was observed in Alabama.
- November 25 - Major 8.7 earthquake strikes Sumatra.
- December 14 - Assassination of Kaspar Hauser, who dies three days later on December 17.
- The dawn of biochemistry: Discovery of the first enzyme, diastase, by Anselme Payen.
- Carl Friedrich Gauß and Wilhelm Weber built an electromagnetic telegraph in Göttingen.
- H.R.H. Prince Mongkut of Siam founds Dhammayut Buddhist reform movement.
- Kalamazoo College is founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
- Oberlin College is founded in Oberlin, Ohio.
|Ab urbe condita||2586|
|Bahá'í calendar||-11 – -10|
— to —4470/4530-11-21
|Coptic calendar||1549 – 1550|
|Ethiopian calendar||1825 – 1826|
|Hebrew calendar||5593 – 5594|
|- Vikram Samvat||1888 – 1889|
|- Shaka Samvat||1755 – 1756|
|- Kali Yuga||4934 – 4935|
|Iranian calendar||1211 – 1212|
|Islamic calendar||1248 – 1249|
|Japanese calendar|| Tenpō 4
|Thai solar calendar||2376|
- January 1 - Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
- January 2 - Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
- February 11 - Melville Weston Fuller, 8th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (d. 1910)
- February 19 - Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1906)
- February 25 - John St. John, American temperance movement leader (d. 1916)
- February 28 - Alfred von Schlieffen, German field marshal (d. 1913)
- May 7 - Johannes Brahms, German composer (d. 1897)
- July 27 - Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)
- August 3 - Auguste Schmidt, German educator and womans' rights activist
- August 20 - Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
- September 20 - Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1918)
- October 2 - William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
- October 21 - Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor of dynamite, creator of the Nobel Prize (d. 1896)
- November 6 - Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
- November 9 - Émile Gaboriau, French writer (d. 1873)
- November 12 - Alexander Borodin, Russian composer (d. 1887)
- December 6 - Thaddeus C. Pound, American businessman and politician (d. 1914)
- January 10 - Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (b. 1752)
- January 16 - Banastre Tarleton, British General and Politician
- January 23 - Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757)
- April 7 - Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish politician (b. 1775)
- April 22 - Richard Trevithick, English inventor (b. 1771)
- May 15 - Edmund Kean, British actor (b. 1787)
- June 2 - Simon Byrne, Irish prize fighter (b. 1806)
- July 2 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (b. 1757)
- July 5 - Nicéphore Niépce, French photography pioneer (b. 1765)
- July 20 - Ninian Edwards - Governor of Illinois and Senator from Illinois (b. 1775)
- September 27 - Roy, Ram Mohan, Hindu reformer (b. 1772)
- September 29 - King Ferdinand VII of Spain (b. 1784)
- October 16 - Andrei Bolotov, Russian agriculturalist and memoirist (b. 1738)
- November 23 - Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French marshal (b. 1762)