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What Happened on April 28, 1789

Historical Events


BoatMutiny on the Bounty

Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh in the South Pacific

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Lieutenant William Bligh is set adrift by the mutineers aboard the HMS Bounty on April 28, 1789
Lieutenant William Bligh is set adrift by the mutineers aboard the HMS Bounty on April 28, 1789
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1789 Highlights

About April 28, 1789

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 232 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus