Historical Events in January 1833

  • Jan 1 British government demands Falkland islands
  • Jan 1 Curacao census: 2,602 whites, 6,531 free people & 5,894 slaves
  • Jan 2 Re-establishment of British rule on the Falklands.
  • Jan 3 Britain seizes control of Falkland Islands in South Atlantic
  • Jan 8 Boston Academy of Music, 1st US music school, established
  • Jan 10 Felix Mendelssohn's "Die erste Walpurgisnacht," premieres in Berlin
  • Jan 15 HMS Beagle anchors at Goeree Tierra del Fuego

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Jan 19 Charles Darwin reaches Straits Ponsonby, Fireland

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Jan 23 Joseph Pease, a Quaker, admitted to Parliament on his affirmation
  • Jan 26 Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia" premieres in Milan