Morning Minutes, June 14

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

June 14

Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

sui generis \ soo-eye-JEN-ur-us; soo-ee- \ adjective; being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique. —

Website of the Day: Mutiny on the Bounty

From, a look the true and complicated story behind history’s most famous mutiny.

Number to Know

23: Length in feet of the boat piloted to safety by William Bligh after a mutiny on his ship. The boat was loaded with 19 men, only one of whom died on the journey.

This Day in History

June 14, 1789: Captain William Bligh and 17 others, survivors of the mutiny on the HMS Bounty reach Timor after a journey of more than 3,600 miles over 47 days in a small open boat.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Boy George (born George O’Dowd), English singer-songwriter, 53.

Daily Quote

“I would rather have a cup of tea than sex.” — Boy George