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What Happened on June 22, 1837

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Person of interestPaul Morphy

Paul Morphy, American chess player considered the greatest of his era (1857-61), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1884)

Chess Player Paul Morphy
Chess Player
Paul Morphy

1837 Highlights

About June 22, 1837

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer