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November 1857 in Sports History

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Chess Player Paul Morphy
Chess Player
Paul Morphy

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 30 Bobby Abel, English cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman), born in Rotherhithe, Surrey, England (d. 1936)