On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1775

  • Dec 7 Charles Saunders, British admiral, First Lord of the Admiralty, dies at about 60
  • Dec 28 Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 61
  • Dec 31 Richard Montgomery, Irish General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, dies in attack on Quebec at 37