Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1789 - Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny against Capt. William Bligh aboard the British ship 'Bounty' (More info)

1945 – Former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress are executed by firing squad (More info)

1967 - Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the US Army and is stripped of his heavyweight title (More info)

1992 - The US Department of Agriculture unveils its first “food pyramid" (More info)

2004 - The Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal first comes to light (More info)