What Happened on June 14, 1789

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain William Bligh and his loyal men cast off from HMS Bounty reach Timor, after sailing 5,800 km in a 6-metre launch

Naval Commander William Bligh
Naval Commander
William Bligh

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Wilhelm Hertel, German composer, dies at 61