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.
6 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers sack manager Sean O'Driscoll and immediately hire Dean Saunders.»
43 Years Ago Today
Footballer Kevin Keegan married Jean at St. Peter-in-Chains Catholic Church.»
152 Years Ago Today
Doncaster journalist and celebrated St Leger winner painter JF Herring passed away.
241 Years Ago Today
The Theatre Royal opened on the eve of the first run of the St Leger.
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