Friday 4th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1540: Edward Cooke, former mayor of Doncaster for 4 years was executed at Tyburn.
1980: Yorkshire and England cricketer Richard Dawson was born in Doncaster.
2008: Doncaster's Odeon was closed with the final screening of Sean Faris in Never Back Down.
2008: Doncaster Bloodstock Sales £7m million state-of-the-art thoroughbred racehorse facility opened by Michael Owen.
25 Years Ago Today
The first ever Sunday race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse
81 Years Ago Today
Actress Mary Millar, Keeping Up Appearances, was born in Doncaster.»
373 Years Ago Today
Tickhill Castle surrendered to John Lilburne and his dragoon of Manchester soldiers.
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