World History Minute: British 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (April 28, 1789)

World History Minute: British 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (April 28, 1789)
World History Minute: British 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (April 28, 1789)

World History Minute: British 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (April 28, 1789)

On April 28, 1789, a mutiny occurred on the British naval ship Bounty. The story is a favorite of Hollywood. Lots of people don't even know that the films have been based on a real incident. We'll get the story from historian John Schmidt. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons/Screenshot from Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)