January 1833 in History

Events in History

  • 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 10 Felix Mendelssohn's "Die erste Walpurgisnacht" premieres in Berlin
  • Jan 15 HMS Beagle anchors at Goeree Tierra del Fuego

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 19 Charles Darwin reaches Straits Ponsonby, Fireland

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • Jan 23 Joseph Pease, a Quaker, admitted to Parliament on his affirmation

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 1 Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
  • Jan 2 Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
  • Jan 7 Henry Enfield Roscoe, English Chemist (vanadium and photochemistry), born in London, England
  • Jan 21 Norman Willis, union leader (Britain's Trades Union Congress)
  • Jan 23 John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jan 28 Charles George Gordon, general (China, Khartoum), born in London, England

Deaths in History

  • Jan 10 Adrien Marie Legendre, dies
  • Jan 12 Marie-Antoine CarĂªme, French chef (b. 1784)
  • Jan 14 Seraphim of Sarov, Russian Orthodox saint (b. 1759)
  • Jan 17 James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60
  • Jan 17 William Rush, Indians sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill), dies
  • Jan 23 Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757)