1833 in science
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- May 3 - The Entomological Society of London is inaugurated.
- probable date - Paul Gerwien proves the Bolyai–Gerwien theorem formulated by Farkas Bolyai: that any two simple polygons of equal area are equidecomposable.
- Henry Witham publishes The Internal Structure of Fossil Vegetables found in the Carboniferous and Oolitic deposits of Great Britain in Edinburgh.
Physiology and medicine
- William Beaumont publishes Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion.
- Charles Bell publishes The Hand: its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design, the fourth Bridgewater Treatise.
- Marshall Hall coins the term "reflex" for a muscular reaction.
- Jean Lobstein proposes use of the term arteriosclerosis.
- Johannes Peter Müller begins publication of his major physiology textbook Handbuch der Physiologie des Menschen.
- Anselme Payen discovers diastase (the first enzyme identified).
- 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.
- Obed Hussey patents a reaper in the United States.
- Cornish engineer Adrian Stephens invents the steam whistle as a warning device at Dowlais Ironworks in Wales.
- Publication by Charles Knight of The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge begins in London.
- Copley Medal: Not awarded
- March 25 - Fleeming Jenkin (died 1885), engineer.
- May 5 - Ferdinand Paul Wilhelm Richthofen (died 1905), geographer.
- June 29 - Peter Waage (died 1900), chemist.
- October 9 - Eugene Langen (died 1895), engineer
- October 17 - Paul Bert (died 1886), physiologist.
- October 21 - Alfred Nobel (died 1896), inventor.
- December 2 - Daniel von Recklinghausen (died 1910), pathologist.
- January 10 - Adrien-Marie Legendre (born 1752), mathematician.
- February 6
- February 14 - Gottlieb Kirchhoff (born 1764), chemist.
- April 22 - Richard Trevithick (born 1771), engineer and inventor.
- May 15 - Bewick Bridge (born 1767), mathematician.
- July 5 - Nicéphore Niépce (born 1765), inventor.
- October 31 - Johann Friedrich Meckel (born 1781), anatomist.
- Hyman, Anthony (1982). Charles Babbage: pioneer of the computer. Oxford University Press. pp. 177–8. ISBN 0-19-858170-X.
- Tedgui, Alain; Mallat, Ziad (2006). "Cytokines in Atherosclerosis". Physiological Reviews (American Physiological Society) 86: 515–581. doi:10.1152/physrev.00024.2005. PMID 16601268. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
- "Obed Hussey". Ohio History Central: An Online Encyclopedia of Ohio History. 2005-07-01. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-12.
- Greeno, Follett L., ed. (1912). Obed Hussey, Who, of All Inventors, Made Bread Cheap. Retrieved 2011-05-12.
- "Adrian Stephens". Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-22.
- Lee, Charles E. (1949). "Adrian Stephens, inventor of the steam whistle". Transactions of the Newcomen Society 27: 163–73.