On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1754

Person of interestWilliam Bligh

Sep 9 William Bligh, British naval commander (mutinied against on HMS Bounty), born in Plymouth (probable), England (d. 1817)

Naval Commander William Bligh
Naval Commander
William Bligh
  • Sep 19 John Ross Key, American lawyer, commissioned officer in the Continental Army and the father of Francis Scott Key, born in Redland, Frederick County, Maryland (d. 1821)