What Happened on December 31, 1775

Historical Events

Battle of Quebec

Battle of Quebec: American Continental Army led by Richard Montgomery is defeated trying to take the British stronghold of Quebec City in the American Revolutionary War, General Montgomery is killed and Benedict Arnold is injured

Famous Deaths

Richard Montgomery (1738-1775)

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? 247 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn