Thursday 17th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1930: Poet Ted Hughes was born in West Yorkshire, the family moved when he was 7 to Mexborough.
1996: Kerry Dixon's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers as player manager.
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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