On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1857

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

First American Chess Congress hosted by the American Chess Association in NYC, NY; won by Paul Morphy 10 November

Chess Player Paul Morphy
Chess Player
Paul Morphy

1857 Highlights

About October 6, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra