|Centuries:||18th century – 19th century – 20th century|
|Decades:||1800s 1810s 1820s – 1830s – 1840s 1850s 1860s|
|Years:||1830 1831 1832 – 1833 – 1834 1835 1836|
|1833 in topic:|
|Archaeology – Architecture – Art – Literature – Music|
|Australia – Brazil - Canada – Denmark - France – Germany – Mexico – Norway - Philippines - Portugal– Russia - South Africa – Spain - Sweden - United Kingdom – United States|
|Rail Transport – Science – Sports|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial Governors – State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2586|
|British Regnal year||3 Will. 4 – 4 Will. 4|
|Chinese calendar||壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4529 or 4469
— to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4530 or 4470
|- Vikram Samvat||1889–1890|
|- Shaka Samvat||1755–1756|
|- Kali Yuga||4934–4935|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpō 4
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||79 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2375–2376|
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1833 (MDCCCXXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1833rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 833rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 33rd year of the 19th century, and the 4th year of the 1830s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1833 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.
- January 3 – Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
- February 6 – His Royal Highness Prince Otto Friedrich Ludwig of Bavaria assumes the title His Majesty Othon the First, by the Grace of God, King of Greece, Prince of Bavaria.
- March 4 – Andrew Jackson is sworn in for his second term as President of the United States.
- May 6
- May 10 – Lê Văn Khôi revolt against Emperor Minh Mạng of Vietnam begins.
- May 25 – The Chilean Constitution of 1833 is promulgated.
- June 5 – Ada Lovelace is introduced to Charles Babbage by Mary Somerville.
- June 29 – William Fraser Tolmie experiences an earthquake at Fort Nisqually. His journal entry records the first written eyewitness account of an earthquake in the Puget Sound region.
- July 5 – Liberal Wars – Battle of Cape St. Vincent: The forces of Queen Maria II of Portugal win decisively.
- August 1
- August 3 – In Switzerland, troops of the city of Basel march on rebels in Liestal, but are beaten back at the Battle of Hülftenschanz.
- August 12 – The city of Chicago is established at the estuary of the Chicago River by 350 settlers.
- August 18 – The Canadian ship SS Royal William sets out from Pictou, Nova Scotia on a 25-day passage of the Atlantic Ocean largely under steam to Gravesend, Kent, England.
- August 20 – Future United States President Benjamin Harrison is born in Ohio. From this date until the death of Former U.S. President James Madison on June 28 1836, there are a total of 18 Presidents of the United States (2 former, 1 current, and 15 known future) living; which is more than any other time period in U.S. history.
- August 26 – The Canton of Basel is partitioned by the Swiss Tagsatzung, to create the two half-cantons of Basel-City and Basel-Country.
- August 29 – The British Parliament enacts the Factory Acts limiting child labour (see also History of the United Kingdom).
- September 29 – Three-year-old Isabella II becomes Queen of Spain, under the regency of her mother, Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Her uncle Don Carlos, Conde de Molina challenges her claim, beginning the First Carlist War.
- November 12–November 13 – A very spectacular occurrence of the Leonid meteor shower is observed all over North America, and was the inspiration for the song "Stars Fell on Alabama".
- November 25 – A major 8.7 earthquake strikes Sumatra.
- December 14 – Kaspar Hauser, a mysterious German youth, is stabbed, dying three days later on December 17.
- The dawn of biochemistry: The first enzyme, diastase, is discovered by Anselme Payen.
- Greece recaptures the Acropolis of Athens.
- H.R.H. Prince Mongkut of Siam founds the Dhammayut Buddhist reform movement.
- Foundation of:
- January 1 – Robert Lawson, New Zealand architect (d. 1902)
- January 2 – Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (d. 1893)
- January 18 – Joseph S. Skerrett, American admiral (d. 1897)
- February 6 – J.E.B. Stuart, Confederate general (d. 1864)
- February 11 – Melville Weston Fuller, 8th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (d. 1910)
- February 19 – Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1906)
- February 25 – John St. John, American temperance movement leader (d. 1916)
- February 28 – Alfred von Schlieffen, German field marshal (d. 1913)
- March 4 – Antoine Alphonse Chassepot, French inventor and gunsmith (d. 1905)
- March 20 – Daniel Dunglas Home, Scottish medium (d. 1886)
- May 7 – Johannes Brahms, German composer (d. 1897)
- May 9 – Hermann von Spaun, Austro-Hungarian admiral (d. 1919)
- June 4 – Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, British field marshal (d. 1913)
- July 27 – Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)
- August 3 – Auguste Schmidt, German educator and women's rights activist (d. 1902)
- August 9 – Emily Pepys, English child diarist (d. 1877)
- August 20 – Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (d. 1901)
- September 20 – Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1918)
- October 2 – William Corby, American Catholic priest (d. 1897)
- October 21 – Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor of dynamite, creator of the Nobel Prize (d. 1896)
- November 6 – Jonas Lie, Norwegian author (d. 1908)
- November 9 – Émile Gaboriau, French writer (d. 1873)
- November 12 – Alexander Borodin, Russian composer (d. 1887)
- November 13 – Edwin Booth, American tragedian (d. 1893)
- December 6 – Thaddeus C. Pound, American businessman and politician (d. 1914)
- December 7 – Rodrigo Augusto da Silva, Brazilian Senator and author of the Golden Law (d. 1889)
- Margaret Fox, American medium (d. 1893)
- January 10 – Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (b. 1752)
- January 16 – Banastre Tarleton, British general and politician (b. 1754)
- January 23 – Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, British admiral (b. 1757)
- March 13 – William Bradley, British naval officer and cartographer (b. 1757)
- April 7 – Antoni Radziwiłł, Polish politician (b. 1775)
- April 22 – Richard Trevithick, English inventor (b. 1771)
- May 5 – Sophia Campbell, Australian artist (b. 1777)
- May 15 – Edmund Kean, British actor (b. 1787)
- June 2 – Simon Byrne, Irish prizefighter (b. 1806)
- July 2 – Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (b. 1757)
- July 5 – Nicéphore Niépce, French photography pioneer (b. 1765)
- July 12 – Samuel Sterett, American politician (b. 1758)
- July 20 – Ninian Edwards – Governor of Illinois and Senator from Illinois (b. 1775)
- July 22 – Joseph Forlenze – Italian ophthalmologist (b. 1757)
- July 23 – Anselmo de la Cruz, Chilean political figure (b. 1777)
- July 29 – William Wilberforce – British politician and abolitionist (b. 1759)
- August 9 – Godfrey Higgins, British archaeologist (b. 1772)
- September 7 – Hannah More, English religious writer, Romantic and philanthropist (b. 1745)
- September 15 – Arthur Hallam, English poet (b. 1811)
- September 27 – Roy, Ram Mohan, Hindu reformer (b. 1772)
- September 29 – King Ferdinand VII of Spain (b. 1784)
- October 16 – Andrei Bolotov, Russian agriculturalist and memoirist (b. 1738)
- November 23 – Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French marshal (b. 1762)