Saturday 1st July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1856: The first passenger train arrives at Thorne railway station.
1936: An international air service was opened at Doncaster Airfield to Amsterdam.
1953: Arsenal and Ipswich footballer Alan Sunderland was born in Conisbrough.
2006: Stainton-born cricketing legend Freddie Trueman passed away.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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