Friday 28th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1923: Explosion at Maltby Main Colliery kills 27 miners.
1958: The Grand Theatre was opened as a cinema by Essoldo, with Satchmo the Great.
1998: Stainforth mum Debbie Scorer sees a black triangle floating above her house.
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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