Monday 3rd July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, who lived in Edlington, broke the world 100m record.
1938: Doncaster Locomotive The Mallard broke the world speed record for steam locomotives at 126mph.
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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