On This Day

November 1857 in Sports History

Events in Sport

Sports History

Nov 10 First American Chess Congress is won by Paul Morphy; beats Louis Paulson, 6-2 for a tournament record of 14 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 30 Bobby Abel, English cricket batsman (13 Tests, 2 x 100, HS 132no; Surrey CCC), born in Rotherhithe, England (d. 1936)