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.
700 Years Ago Today
Thomas, Earl of Lancaster attacked Conisbrough Castle, gaining entry by scaling the walls.»
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