Events in year of 1833

  • 01-01British government demands Falkland Islands
  • 01-01Curacao census: 2,602 whites, 6,531 free people and 5,894 slaves
  • 01-03Britain seizes control of Falkland Islands in South Atlantic
  • 01-08Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established
  • 01-15HMS Beagle anchors at Goeree Tierra del Fuego
  • 01-19Charles Darwin reaches Straits Ponsonby, Fireland
  • 01-23Joseph Pease, a Quaker, admitted to Parliament on his affirmation
  • 03-16Susan Hayhurst becomes 1st US woman grad of a pharmacy college
  • 03-17Phoenix Society forms (NY)
  • 03-20US and Siam sign commercial treaty
  • 04-091st tax-supported public library (Peterborough, NH)
  • 04-24Jacob Evert and George Dulty patent soda fountain
  • 04-24Patent granted for 1st soda fountain
  • 05-02Czar Nicolas bans public sale of serfs
  • 05-06John Deere makes 1st steel plow
  • 05-11"Lady-of-the-Lake" strikes iceberg and sinks in N Atlantic; kills 215
  • 06-034th national black convention meets (Philadelphia)
  • 06-05Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
  • 06-27Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn
  • 07-08Russia and Turkey sign defense treaty
  • 07-24HMS Beagle departs Maldonado Uruguay
  • 08-03HMS Beagle reaches river mouth of Rio Negro
  • 08-10Chicago incorporates as a village of about 200
  • 08-17Lou Gehrig breaks record by playing in his 1,308th straight game
  • 08-23Britain abolishes slavery in colonies; 700,000 slaves freed
  • 08-24HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina
  • 09-03New York Sun begins publishing (1st daily newspaper)
  • 09-041st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun)
  • 09-08Charles Darwin departs to Buenos Aires
  • 09-19Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina

People born in year of 1833

  • 01-23John Randolph Chambliss, Jr.: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
  • 01-28Charles George Gordon: London, England -- General (China, Khartoum)
  • 02-01Henry McNeal Turner: Black Methodist Bishop
  • 02-03Thomas T H Jorissen: Dutch historian
  • 02-05John Watkinson: Founder of British Chess Magazine (oldest chess magazine)
  • 02-06James Ewell Brown "JEB" Stuart: Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 02-07Ricardo Palma: Peru -- Writer / poet (Tradiciones Peruanas)
  • 02-11Melville Weston Fuller: 8th chief justice
  • 02-13William Whedbee Kirkland: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1915
  • 02-18James Deshler: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
  • 02-22Josef Foerster: Composer
  • 02-24Eduard Earl von Taaffe: Austrian Premier (1868..93)
  • 02-25Clement Anselm Evans: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911
  • 02-25Julie Verstraete-Lacquet: Flemish actress
  • 02-28Alfred von Schlieffen: Count / Prussian General-Field Marshal
  • 03-14John Sappington Marmaduke: Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 03-14Lucy Hobbs Taylor: 1st US woman dentist (1866)
  • 03-20Henry Southwick Perkins: Composer
  • 03-26Betsy Perk [Christina E]: Dutch journalist / writer / feminist
  • 04-02Thomas Howard Ruger: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 04-06Johan H C Kern: Dutch linguist (Sanskrit, Old Javan)
  • 04-10David McMurtrie Gregg: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 04-10James Edward Rains: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
  • 05-05Ferdinand von Richthofen: German geographer / explorer
  • 05-08Frank Wheaton: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903
  • 05-09Boleslaw Dembinski: Composer
  • 06-04Garnet Joseph: 1st viscount Wolseley soldier
  • 06-07Alexander Ritter: Composer
  • 06-09John Rogers Cooke: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
  • 06-15Edward Moody McCook: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1909

People died in year of 1833

  • 01-07Ramon Felix Cuellar y Altarriba: Composer, dies at 55
  • 01-10Adrien Marie Legendre
  • 01-10Antoinio da Silva Leite: Composer, dies at 73
  • 01-17James Ball Antyne: Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60
  • 01-17William Rush: Indians Sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill)
  • 02-18Georg Johann Schinn: Composer, dies at 64
  • 02-18Ignac Ruzitska: Composer, dies at 55
  • 03-07Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin: German author, dies at 61
  • 03-11Fridolin Weber: Composer, dies at 71
  • 04-07Antoni Henryk Radziwill: Lithuanian / Polish composer, dies at 57
  • 04-22Richard Trevithick: Inventor (steam locomotive), dies at 62
  • 05-10Francois GJS Andrieux: French writer / politician, dies at 74
  • 05-14Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow: Composer, dies at 88
  • 05-15Edmund Kean: English actor (Shylock), dies at 46
  • 05-28Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner: Composer, dies at 74
  • 05-30Josef Slavik: Composer, dies at 27
  • 06-20Philip Knapton: Composer, dies at 44
  • 06-23Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall: Composer, dies at 73
  • 07-18Joseph Comb: Missionary to Moluccas, dies at 63
  • 07-27Bartolommea Capitanio: Italian monastery founder / saint, dies at 26
  • 08-03Stoffel Muller: Dutch Sect Leader
  • 08-14Luigi Cagnola: Architect
  • 08-24Adrian H Haworth: English entomologist / botanist, dies at 65
  • 09-28Lemuel Haynes: Revolutionary War veteran, dies at 88
  • 09-29Ferdinand VII MF: King of Spain
  • 10-25Abbas Mirza: Persian Governor / heir to the throne, dies at 44
  • 10-27Ferdinand Franzl: Composer, dies at 66
  • 10-30Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek: Historian / literary, dies at 58
  • 11-08Maximilian Stadler: Composer, dies at 85
  • 12-10Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain: Composer, dies at 79

Events in year of 1834

  • 01-01German Tolunie goes into effect
  • 01-05Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell
  • 01-09HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin arrives in Port San Julian, Patagonia
  • 01-29President Jackson orders 1st use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute
  • 02-181st US labor newspaper, "The Man, " published, New York City
  • 02-261st US interstate crime compact (NY-NJ) ratified
  • 03-06Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
  • 03-16HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands
  • 03-181st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)
  • 03-28Senate censure President Jackson for taking Federal deposits from Bank of US
  • 04-13HMS Beagle anchors at river mouth of Rio Santa Cruz, Patagonia
  • 04-18Charles Darwin sails to Rio Santa Cruz up Patagonia
  • 05-01Belgian parliament accept railway laws
  • 05-08Prussia, Austria and Russia sign classified accord about Belgium
  • 05-26Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates
  • 06-01HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
  • 06-025th national black convention meet (NYC)
  • 06-08HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn
  • 06-10HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
  • 06-14Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
  • 06-14Isaac Fischer Jr patents sandpaper
  • 06-14Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
  • 06-15Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews
  • 06-21Cyrus Hall McCormick patents reaping machine
  • 06-30Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
  • 07-05Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
  • 07-23HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso
  • 08-01Slavery abolished through out the British Empire
  • 08-16Charles Darwin climbs Mt Campana in Chile
  • 08-17Charles Darwins reaches top of Campana Chile

People born in year of 1834

  • 01-10John Acton: English historian / MP
  • 01-14William Cleaver Francis Robinson: Composer
  • 01-16Albert Lindley Lee: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1907
  • 01-17Wilhelmina J R Albregt-Engelman: Dutch actress / Daughter of Mimi Bia
  • 01-25Pablo Hernandez Salces: Composer
  • 01-27Dmitri Mendeleev: Chemist (discovered periodic table of the elements)
  • 01-27Robert Sanford Foster: Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 01-30Lord Avebury [John Lubbock]: British banker / politician
  • 02-06William Dorsey Pender: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
  • 02-07Dmitri I Mendelejev: Russian chemist (Periodic Table)
  • 02-09Felix Dahn: Writer
  • 02-09Franz Xaver Witt: Composer
  • 02-15William Preece: English electrical engineer / wireless pioneer
  • 02-16Ernst Heinrich Haeckel: Potsdam, Germany -- Biologist (Causes of Evolution)
  • 02-22Albert Heinrich Zabel: Composer
  • 02-23Gustav Hermann Nachtigal: German Physician / colonizer / consul in Tunis
  • 02-26Aleksander Zarzycki: Composer
  • 03-04Peter Nicolai von Wilm: Composer
  • 03-17Gottlieb Daimler: Germany -- Engineer / inventor / designed 1st motorcycle
  • 03-20Charles William Elliot: Boston, Massachusetts -- President of Harvard (1869-1909)
  • 03-22Francis Asbury Shoup: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
  • 03-23Julius Reubke: Composer
  • 03-24John Wesley Powell: United States -- Geologist / explorer / ethnologist
  • 03-24William Morris: England, United Kingdom -- Designer / craftsman / poet / socialist
  • 04-01Isidore Edouard Legouix: Composer
  • 04-21William Rufus Terrill: Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
  • 04-26Artemus Ward [Charles Farrar Browne]: Humorist
  • 04-26Horatio Richmond Palmer: Composer
  • 05-21Charles-Albert Gobat: Switzerland -- Politician / lawyer / author (Nobel 1902)
  • 06-08George Garrett: Composer

People died in year of 1834

  • 02-04Amelie Julia Candielle: Composer, dies at 66
  • 02-12Friedrich Schleiermacher: German Theologist / philosopher, dies at 65
  • 02-16Lionel Lukin: Life boat pioneer
  • 03-12Karl W Feuerbach: Mathematician (circle of Feuerbach), dies at 33
  • 05-20Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert de Motier: Nobleman
  • 05-20Marquis de Lafayette: French General
  • 06-10Antonius van Gils: RC Theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • 07-25S T Coleridge: Writer, dies at 61
  • 07-25Samuel Taylor Coleridge: British poet, dies at 61
  • 08-01Robert Morrison: Missionary in China / translated bible
  • 08-05Gijsbert K van Hogendorp: Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 71
  • 08-08Silvestro Palma: Composer, dies at 80
  • 08-14Friedrich Christian Ruppe: Composer, dies at 63
  • 09-16Antoine-Vincent Arnault: French writer (Guillaume the Nassau)
  • 09-24A J Pedro I van Alcantara: Emperor of Brazil (1822-31)
  • 10-08Francois-Adrien Boieldieu: Composer, dies at 58
  • 10-19Cornelis Loots: Accountant / Poet (Volkswoede), dies at 69
  • 11-05Aernout Drost: Dutch literary / founder (The Guide), dies at 24
  • 12-06Jonas Daniel Meyer: Dutch lawyer, dies at 54
  • 12-07Ludwig Schuncke: Composer, dies at 23