Thursday 12th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»0633: The Battle of Hatfield Chase where a Welch and Mercian alliance beat King Edwin and the Northumbrians.
1738: Eccentric local trickster Jemmy Hirst born in Rawcliffe.
1910: Tickhill Station opened for business on the line between Doncaster and Shireoaks.
1926: Prince of Wales lays foundation stone of Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
1963: The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley & The Rolling Stones play The Gaumont in Doncaster.
1966: Elderly Care Unit opened at Tickhill Road Hospital by The Lord Amulree MD FRCP.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Belles top scorer Karen Walker scores hat trick for England Ladies against Slovenia.
35 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers beat Reading 7-5, Kerry Dixon got 4.
88 Years Ago Today
Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours was born in Bedford.
157 Years Ago Today
St John the Evangelist's Church, Cadeby, was consecreted.
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