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- October 21 – Albemarle County Board of Supervisors discuss whether to support an effort to repeal a state law requiring a referendum to implement a zoning ordinance. 
- November 3 – Election Day in Virginia with a contested legislative race but no contested races in Charlottesville. For the House of Delegates seat that covered Charlottesville, incumbent Democrat Henry B. Gordon faced Republican Thomas Wylie. 
- November 10 – The very first Mason-Dixon Intercollegiate Pipe-Smoking Championship is held at Madison Hall sponsored by the Cavalier Daily. The winner was second-year medical student James T. Gillespie who lasted one hour, 39 minutes, and 52 seconds. This beat the time of Walter Bossert, a student at Columbia University. Bossert blamed the southern air for his loss. 
- August 31 – Maurice Franklin Greaver (age 67), Chief of Police for the City of Charlottesville for twenty-seven years. 
- December 11 – Following an ailment being caused by an internal rupture, Seal (the second unofficial canine mascot of the UVA football team) is put down by a local veterinarian named Dr. W.B. White.
- Web. Board Slates Further Talks on County Zoning Proposal, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, October 21, 1933, retrieved October 21, 2022. Print. October 21, 1933 page 1.
- Web. Forenoon Balloting Indicates 3,500 Vote Total for City, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, November 3, 1953, retrieved November 3, 2022. Print. November 3, 1953 page 1.
- Web. , University Student Captures Pipe-Smoking Championship, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, November 11, 1953, retrieved November 11, 2022. Print. November 11, 1953 page 3.