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.
45 Years Ago Today
The Velvet Underground play at Doncaster's Top Rank Theatre.
54 Years Ago Today
Bobby Rydell and Helen Shapiro headline a music concert at The Gaumont.
86 Years Ago Today
Explosion at Bentley Colliery kills 45 miners.»
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