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.
4 Years Ago Today
A shiny plaque is erected in Mexborough at the childhood home of poet Ted Hughes.»
22 Years Ago Today
The Dons played their last game at Tattersfield.
274 Years Ago Today
Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, was born in Marham.»
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