On This Day

July 10, 1884 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out

Deaths in Sport

Person of interestPaul Morphy

Paul Morphy, American chess player considered the greatest of his era (1857-61), dies at 47

Chess Player Paul Morphy
Chess Player
Paul Morphy