Wednesday 26th April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1721: Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.
1906: Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.
1910: First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
1987: Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.
2003: Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
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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