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.
25 Years Ago Today
The first ever Sunday race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse
81 Years Ago Today
Actress Mary Millar, Keeping Up Appearances, was born in Doncaster.»
373 Years Ago Today
Tickhill Castle surrendered to John Lilburne and his dragoon of Manchester soldiers.
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