Friday 7th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1788: Methodist preacher John Wesley preached in Priory Place.
1856: Stainforth railway station opened.
1973: The Odeon in Hallgate closed.
2007: Prince Charles visits the floods in Toll Bar
2010: Doncaster Rovers pay record £1.15m to Sheff Utd for striker Billy Sharp.
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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