October 1833 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 1 Charles Darwin reaches Rio Tercero Argentina

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 2 Rev. William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
  • Oct 5 Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1915)
  • Oct 15 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
  • Oct 17 Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and 'the bends', made possible space and ocean exploration

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 21 Alfred Bernhard Nobel, created dynamite & Peace Prizes, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1896)

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel

Deaths in History

  • Oct 25 Abbas Mirza, Persian governor/heir to the throne, dies at 44
  • Oct 30 Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, historian/literary, dies at 58