Thursday 18th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1733: First record of mining in Bella Wood, Hickleton, by a Mr Pymont.
1905: Montagu Hospital in Mexbrough was officially opened by James Montagu.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
23 Years Ago Today
The Doncaster Rovers Belles win the FA Cup Final, beating Knowsley United 1-0
75 Years Ago Today
Disaster at Barnburgh Colliery after earth tremor kills 4 and seals 14 underground, to be later dramatically rescued.»
106 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Heavyweight Boxing Champion Iron William Hague loses his title to Billy Wells.»
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