Saturday 6th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Severe flooding across Doncaster by the River Don.
1930: Baxtergate drapers Verity's and Woolworths burn down causing £100,000 of damage.
1938: Massive fire in town centre starting in Verity & Sons cellar and destroying Woolworths.
1989: Extension to the north side of St Wilfred's Church Cantley opened.
2001: Simon Irving of Doncaster Rugby League Club scores 13 goals in a game against York City Knights.
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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