On This Day

Historical Events in May 1733

  • May 6 1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni
  • May 12 Maria Theresa crowned Queen of Bohemia in Prague
  • May 17 Great Britain passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
  • May 29 The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld in Quebec City