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.
5 Years Ago Today
Danum sculpture by Michael Johnson unveiled in Sir Nigel Gresley Square.»
9 Years Ago Today
Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
80 Years Ago Today
Plane crash at Doncaster Aerodrome has four fatalities.
193 Years Ago Today
Famous preacher William Morley Punshon was born in Doncaster.
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