1733 in Great Britain
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Events from the year 1733 in Great Britain.
- 23 January - First performance of George Frideric Handel's opera Orlando in London.
- 12 February - British colonist James Oglethorpe founds Savannah, Georgia.
- 26 May - John Kay patents the flying shuttle.
- 7 November - France and Spain sign the treaty of Escurial and form an alliance against Britain.
- The Sugar and Molasses Act is passed by Parliament to tax British colonists in North America.
- Robert Walpole's unpopular plan to introduce an excise to replace tariffs on wine and tobacco rocks his government.
- 13 February - Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn, Lord Chancellor (died 1805)
- 13 March - Joseph Priestley, scientist and minister (died 1804)
- 27 July - Jeremiah Dixon, surveyor and astronomer (died 1779)
- 25 January - Gilbert Heathcote, Mayor of London (born 1652)
- 27 January - Thomas Woolston, theologian (born 1668)
- 19 April - Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England (born 1657)
- 10 May - Barton Booth, actor (born 1681)
- 16 August - Matthew Tindal, deist (born 1657)
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