What Happened on February 22, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY)
  • “Father of American Golf” John Reid 1st demonstrates golf on a Yonkers cow pasture to friends

Famous Birthdays

  • Owen Brewster, American politician (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Delphin Alard, French violinist and composer, dies at 72