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.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Prison opened for prisoners.
96 Years Ago Today
Prolific Doncaster Rovers Striker Clarrie Jordan was born in South Kirkby.
242 Years Ago Today
Benjamin Huntsman, Doncaster-born Sheffield steel pioneer passed away.»
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