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Events of 1832
- February 9 – The Florida Legislative Council grants a city charter for Jacksonville, Florida.
- February 12 – Ecuador annexes the Galapagos Islands.
- February 12 – Cholera breaks out in London, claiming at least 3,000 victims. It spreads to France and North America later this year.
- March 24 – In Hiram, Ohio a group of men beat, tar and feather Mormon leader Joseph Smith, Jr..
- April 6 – USA: The Black Hawk War begins.
- May 7 – The Treaty of London creates an independent Kingdom of Greece. Otto of Wittelsbach, Prince of Bavaria is chosen King. Thus begins the History of modern Greece.
- May 11 – Greece is recognized as a sovereign nation; the Treaty of Constantinople ends the Greek War of Independence in July.
- May 10 – The Egyptians, aided by Maronites, seize Acre from the Ottoman Empire after a 7-month siege.
- May 30
- June 5 – France: June Rebellion, Anti-monarchist riots briefly break out in Paris.
- June 6 – The barricades fall and the Student Uprisings of 1832 end.
- June 7 – The Reform Act 1832 becomes law in Britain.
- July 4 – The University of Durham is founded by an act of Parliament and given royal assent by King William IV.
- July 9 – Commissioner of Indian Affairs post created within the War Department.
- July 10 – U.S. Survey of the Coast revived (with Department of Treasury).
- September – Belvedere College, Dublin, is founded by the order of the Jesuit Society of Ireland.
- October 19 – Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity is founded at Hamilton College.
- November 14 – Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence dies at his home in Maryland at age 95.
- December 3 – U.S. presidential election, 1832: Andrew Jackson is re-elected president.
- December 4 – Battle of Antwerp: The last remaining Dutch enforcement, the citadel, is under French attack.
- December 21 – Battle of Konya: The Egyptians defeat the main Ottoman army in central Anatolia.
- December 23 – The Battle of Antwerp ends with the Netherlands losing the city.