Wednesday 19th April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1786: Major General Anthony St Leger, soldier, MP and founder of the horse race, passed away.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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