Sunday 2nd April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1668: Warmsworth Manor and Mansion sold to John Battie of Wadsworth, with the first mortgage in Doncaster.
1869: Sir George Gilbert Scott's Hall Cross school building is opened.
1900: Doncaster electricity supply turned on by the towns mayor Alderman Bentley.
1999: The £120m Doncaster Earth Centre opens it's doors for the first time.
17 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
55 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
75 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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