Tuesday 4th April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1235: Thomas de Flaytorp is presented as the new vicar at St Peter's Church, Warmsworth.
1720: Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes was baptised in Warmsworth St Peter.
1785: Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, posted his 1st flawed patent.
1981: Mexborough radio presenter Tony Capstick hit number 3 in the charts with Capstick Comes Home/The Sheffield Grinder.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
25 Years Ago Today
The first ever Sunday race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse
81 Years Ago Today
Actress Mary Millar, Keeping Up Appearances, was born in Doncaster.»
373 Years Ago Today
Tickhill Castle surrendered to John Lilburne and his dragoon of Manchester soldiers.
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