On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1790

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg Gerson, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1825)
  • Thursday October Christian, son of Fletcher Christian (leader of the historical mutiny on the Bounty), born in Pitcairn Island (d. 1831)

Famous Deaths

  • William Hooper, American attorney and signer of U.S. Declaration of Independence, dies at 48