Monday 7th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1908: Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows broke the 1500m Olympic record.
1908: Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows won bronze medal in the 1500m at the London Olympics.
2010: Guiness World Record broken for most people being tattooed simultaneously (223), at Tattoo Jam 2010 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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