Wednesday 26th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1644: Tickhill Castle surrendered to John Lilburne and his dragoon of Manchester soldiers.
1936: Actress Mary Millar, Keeping Up Appearances, was born in Doncaster.
1992: The first ever Sunday race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse
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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