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.
84 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's 1st airport was opened by Lord Lonsdale with concrete hangars, custom facilities and a control tower.
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