On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1789

Historical Events


BoatMutiny on the Bounty

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

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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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Famous Deaths

  • Johann Wilhelm Hertel, German composer, dies at 61
1789 Highlights

About June 14, 1789

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini