Monday 9th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1827: The mayor of Doncaster, Richard Littlejohn, laid the foundation stone of Christ Church.
1910: Donald Watson, founder of the Vegan Society, was born in Mexborough.
1937: Mexborough born actor Brian Blessed was born.
2010: Easyjet announce they are pulling out of Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.
50 Years Ago Today
Intake teacher John Sherwood wins a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the Mexico Olympics.»
76 Years Ago Today
The badge of HMS Lightning, Doncaster's adopted warship, is presented to Doncaster Council.»
109 Years Ago Today
The pioneering Windham Tractor Monoplane is broken by pilot Captain Walter George Windham when he sits in it.»
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