On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1775

Historical Events

  • Battle of Quebec in American Revolutionary War; Americans defeated trying to take British stronghold

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Montgomery, Irish General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, dies in attack on Quebec at 37
1775 Highlights

About December 31, 1775

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn