From December 8th to 31st, 1775, American forces, led by General Richard Montgomery, faught the British in the Battle of Quebec.
On December 31, 1775, General Richard Montgomery was killed during the end of the battle, and the Americans failed to capture Quebec, Canada, forcing a retreat. After this failure, the Americans did not attempt to invade Canada for the rest of the Revolutionary War.
The city of Montgomery, Alabama, and several other American cities, as well as Montgomery County, Maryland. as well as several other American counties, are named after General Richard Montgomery.