On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1792

Historical Events


BoatMutiny on the Bounty

Court martial begins for instigators of the mutiny on the Bounty on board HMS Duke in Portsmouth harbour, presided over by Vice-Admiral Samuel Hood

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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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1792 Highlights

About September 12, 1792

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo