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What Happened on November 17, 1887

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Person of interestBernard Montgomery

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, born in London (d. 1976)

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery

1887 Highlights

About November 17, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio