Saturday 17th June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1945: Boxer Bruce Woodcock beats Jack London to win the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Titles.
1994: Doncaster-born Newcastle Utd legend Len White passed away in Huddersfield aged 64.
2004: St Georges Church is given Minster status by the Bishop of Sheffield.
6 Years Ago Today
Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
155 Years Ago Today
After 2 years work the massive new organ by Edmund Schulze at St Georges Church had its own dedicated service.»
161 Years Ago Today
The newly established Hyde Park Cemetary formally consecrated.
241 Years Ago Today
The first ever St Leger horse race was run at Doncaster, winner was Allabaculia.
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