Monday, November 11, 2013

Fact of the Day: Richard Montgomery

The capital of Alabama, Montgomery is named after Richard Montgomery who was a Irish-born American general in the Revolutionary War. He was best known for leading American forces in Canada, but later died in 1775 during the Battle of Quebec. 

16 comments:

  1. He don't have anything in common with montgomery (jacket)??

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  2. What a busy guy. And I'm just sitting here reading blogs like a lazy nerd.

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  3. Adam, you should be a history teacher! :D

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  4. Interesante informaciĆ³n!!
    Saludos
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  5. With all these fun facts, you must be great at trivia contests!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  6. Thanks for the fact for the day!

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  7. My goal in life is to have a city named after me. Kidding. I'd settle for having a cookie named after me.

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  8. Love love love
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  9. I love pondering these interesting facts. Take care.

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  10. I agree with Stephen. Happy Monday!

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  11. I knew the capital, but not the story behind it. Thanks for sharing!

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