On this day, April 28 in 1789 there is mutiny on the HMS Bounty.
Three weeks into a journey from Tahiti to the West Indies, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Captain William Bligh and 18 of his loyal supporters were set adrift in a small, open boat, and the Bounty set course for Tubuai south of Tahiti.
On this day in 1789 there was a famous mutiny on the British Royal
Navy ship HMS Bounty, sailing in the South Pacific.
In addition to many books and articles about the mutiny, in
the 20th century five feature films were made.