1733 in history

1733 events chronologically

Feb 12 Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah (known as Georgia Day)
May 29 The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City
Jul 30 The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States is constituted in Massachusetts
Nov 23 The start of the 1733 slave insurrection on St. John in what was then the Danish West Indies

Top 7 most famous people born in 1733

Feb 19 Daniel Solander a Swedish naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Solander was the first university educated scientist to set foot on Australian soil
Mar 17 Carsten Niebuhr renowned for his participation in the 1761 Danish Arabia Expedition.
Mar 24 Joseph Priestley an 18th-century English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and Liberal political theorist who published over 150 works. He is usually credited with the discovery of oxygen, having isolated it in its gaseous state, although Carl Wilhelm Scheele and Antoine Lavoisier also have a claim to the discovery
May 4 Jean-Charles de Borda a French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor.
Sep 5 Christoph Martin Wieland a German poet and writer.
Sep 18 George Read (U.S. statesman) an American lawyer and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, President of Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and Chief Justice of Delaware
Oct 29 Gottfried van Swieten a diplomat, librarian, and government official who served the Austrian Empire during the 18th century. He was an enthusiastic amateur musician and is best remembered today as the patron of several great composers of the Classical era, including Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven

Top 7 most famous people died in 1733

Jan 21 Bernard Mandeville an Anglo-Dutch philosopher, political economist and satirist. Born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, he lived most of his life in England and used English for most of his published works. He became famous for The Fable of the Bees
Feb 1 Augustus II the Strong Elector of Saxony , Imperial Vicar and became King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania.
May 18 Georg Böhm a German Baroque organist and composer. He is notable for his development of the chorale partita and for his influence on the young S. Bach
Jun 23 Johann Jakob Scheuchzer a Swiss scholar born at Zürich.
Sep 11 François Couperin a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand to distinguish him from other members of the musically talented Couperin family
Oct 25 Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri an Italian Jesuit priest, scholastic philosopher, and mathematician.
Oct 31 Eberhard Louis Duke of Württemberg the tenth duke of Württemberg, from 1692 until 1733.