1733 in History
January 13 James Oglethorpe and 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC
January 18 1st polar bear exhibited in America (Boston)
February 12 Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe, at site of Savannah
March 22 Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)
May 6 1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker beats Tito di Carni
May 12 Maria Theresa crowned queen of Bohemia in Prague
May 17 England passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
July 30 Society of Freemasons opens 1st American lodge in Boston
September 12 Polish Landowners select Stanislaw Lesczynski king
September 15 King Frederik Willem I divides Prussia-Brandenburg in Cantons
September 22 Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig
September 26 France, Spain and Sardinia sign anti-German covenant
October 10 France declares war on emperor Charles VI
November 7 France and Spain sign Escoriaal Treaty