Sunday 9th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1604: Doncaster Borough Charter from King James I establishes town council.
1912: Double disaster at Cadeby Colliery, 35 dead then 53 of the rescue party killed hours later.
1969: Premier League Footballer Leigh Jenkinson was born in Thorne, and went on to be capped for Wales.
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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