Events in year of 1732

  • 01-21Russia and Persia sign Treaty of Riascha
  • 02-01Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions
  • 02-02King Frederik Willem I moves Lutherans towards East-Prussia
  • 02-20Estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna
  • 02-261st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, Philadelphia
  • 06-09Royal charter for Georgia granted to James Oglethorpe
  • 08-01Foundation laid for Bank of England
  • 09-02Pope Clement XII renews anti-Jewish laws of Rome
  • 09-06VOC fires Neth-Dutch east indies Governor-General Diederik Dare
  • 09-2421 homosexuality burned in South Horn
  • 11-141st US professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Philadelphia
  • 12-061st play in American colonies acted by professional players, New York City

People born in year of 1732

  • 01-02Franz Xaver Brixi: Composer
  • 01-06Matija A Reljkovic: Croatia -- Writer (Satir iliti divji covic)
  • 01-17Stanislaw II August Poniatowski: Last King of Poland (1764-95)
  • 01-18Jean-Guillain Cardon: Composer
  • 01-20Richard H Lee: US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • 01-24Pierre de Baumarchais: France -- Playwright (Barber of Seville)
  • 02-05Nathanael Gottfried Gruner: Composer
  • 02-25Robert Hudson: Composer
  • 03-24Gian Francesco de Majo: Composer
  • 04-13Frederick North: (C) British Prime Minister (1770-82)
  • 04-18George Colman [the Elder]: Playwright (baptised)
  • 05-17Francesco Pasquale Ricci: Composer
  • 06-21Johann Christoph Frederic Bach: Composer
  • 08-08Johann C Adelung: German linguist / librarian
  • 09-01Johann Gottlieb Sollner: Composer
  • 09-01Thomas Alexander Erskine Kelly: Composer
  • 11-27Johann Joseph Emmert: Composer
  • 12-06Warren Hastings: England, United Kingdom -- 1st Governor-General of India (1773-84)
  • 12-13Jean-Claude Trial: Composer
  • 12-23Richard Arkwright: Inventor (spinning frame)

People died in year of 1732

  • 02-17Louis Marchand: Composer, dies at 63
  • 03-05Joseph-Francois Salomon: Composer, dies at 82
  • 04-05Johann Christian Schieferdecker: Composer, dies at 52
  • 04-23Cajetan Kolberer: Composer, dies at 63
  • 05-13Theodor Schwartzkopff: Composer, dies at 72
  • 06-03Pieter Vuyst: Dutch Governor-General of Ceylon, executed
  • 07-20Francesco Bartolomeo Conti: Composer, dies at 51
  • 09-12Eugene JP Earl the Merode: Belgian Marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58
  • 09-17Josef Antonin Planicky: Composer, dies at 40
  • 12-14Johann Philipp Fortsch: Composer, dies at 80
  • 12-18Johann Valentin Eckelt: Composer, dies at 59

Events in year of 1733

  • 01-13James Oglethorpe and 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, South Carolina
  • 01-181st polar bear exhibited in America (Boston)
  • 02-12Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
  • 03-22Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)
  • 05-061st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni
  • 05-12Maria Theresa crowned Queen of Bohemia in Prague
  • 05-17England passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
  • 07-30Society of Freemasons opens 1st American lodge in Boston
  • 09-12Polish Landowners select Stanislaw Lesczynski King
  • 09-15King Frederik Willem I divides Prussia-Brandenburg in Cantons
  • 09-22Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
  • 09-26France, Spain and Sardinia sign anti-German covenant
  • 10-10France declares war on Emperor Charles VI
  • 11-07France and Spain sign Escoriaal Treaty

People born in year of 1733

  • 01-15Joseph Lederer: Composer
  • 03-05Vincenzo Galeotti [Tomazelli]: Italian dancer / choreographer
  • 03-13Joseph Priestly: England, United Kingdom -- Clergyman / Scientist (discovered oxygen)
  • 03-15Johann Zoffany: German painter, baptized
  • 04-02Giacomo Tritto: Composer
  • 04-13Johann Heinrich Zang: Composer
  • 08-24David Traugott Nicolai: Composer
  • 09-18George Read: US judge / signer (Declaration of Independence)
  • 09-22Anton Filtz: Composer
  • 10-03Francois Krafft: Composer
  • 10-28Ignaz Franz von Beecke: Composer

People died in year of 1733

  • 01-25Reinier V van Hompech: Dutch General Major cavalry
  • 02-01August II [the Strong]: King of Poland (355 children), dies at 62
  • 02-27Johann Adam Birkenstock: Composer, dies at 46
  • 05-18Georg Bohm: German Organist / composer, dies at 71
  • 09-25Georg Motz: Composer, dies at 79
  • 10-26Antonio Veracini: Composer, dies at 74
  • 12-31Hubert K Poot: Dutch Poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44