1832 in History – What happened in year 1832

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1832 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1832.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1832 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
24 mayThe First Kingdom of Greece was declared in the London Conference. The Kingdom of Greece was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London by the Great Powers, the United Kingdom, France and the Russian Empire. It was internationally recognized by the Treaty of Constantinople, where it also secured full independence from the Ottoman Empire.
05 juneThe June Rebellion, an anti-monarchist uprising of students, broke out in Paris.
27 augustBlack Hawk, leader of the Sauk tribe of Native Americans,surrendered to US authorities, ending the Black Hawk War.
28 decemberJohn C. Calhoun became the first Vice President of the United States to resign.
07 MayGreece gained independence, Bavaria was elected emperor.
20 OctoberEdward Turner first used the symbol for chemicals.
26 FebruaryThe Constitution of Poland was removed.
06 JanuaryAbolitionist William Lloyd Garrison founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society.
09 FebruaryThe Florida Legislative Council provided a city charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
22 MarchThe British Parliament, led by Charles Gray, passed the Reform Act, bringing about a sweeping change in the electoral system of England and Wales, which increased from about 500,000 voters to 813,000 voters.
08 AprilCharles Darwin began the journey from Rio de Janeiro.
07 MayThe Treaty of London made Greece an independent state, Otto of Wittelsbach, prince of Bavaria, was elected king. Thus began the history of modern Greece.
07 JuneThe Reform Act became law in the United Kingdom.
13 JulyHenry Schoolcroft discovered the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota.
17 AugustChina ended production of iron shuriken.
22 SeptemberAfter Sultan Mahmud II rejected Muhammad Said Agha, Qasim al Ahmad was appointed as the new Ottoman governor of Jerusalem Qudus).
04 OctoberPrince Otto of Bavaria, the second son of King Ludwig I, was chosen by the major powers of Europe to become Othon, the first king of Greece after the Greek nation's re-independence of independence.
24 NovemberSouth Carolina passed notification ordinance
03 DecemberAndrew Jackson was re-elected to the US in the US presidential election.


Famous birthdays in the year 1832:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 OctoberEdward Burnett Tylor / Academic / United Kingdom
05 MayHubert Howe Bancroft / Historian / United States of America
06 February John Brown Gordon / Politician / United States of America
07 OctoberCharles Crozat Converse / Lawyer / United States of America
07 NovemberAndrew Dickson White / Academic / United States of America
07 January James Munro / Politician / Scotland
10 JuneNikolaus Otto / Engineer / Germany
10 JuneStephen Mosher Wood / Politician / United States of America
11 JulyCharilaos Trikoupis / Politician / Greece
12 March Charles Friedel / Chemist / France
12 March Charles Boycott / Farmer / United Kingdom
13 MayJuris Alunāns / Philologist / Latvia
14 MayRudolf Lipschitz / Academic / Germany
17 JuneWilliam Crookes / Chemist / United Kingdom
18 NovemberAdolf Erik Nordenskiöld / Geologist / Finland
26 NovemberMary Edwards Walker / Surgeon / United States of America
27 January Carl Friedrich Schmidt / Geologist / Estonia
28 March Henry D. Washburn / Politician / United States of America
29 NovemberLouisa May Alcott / Poet / United States of America
30 SeptemberAnn Jarvis / Activist / United States of America
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