Monday 23rd October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
1943: Percy Jackson Grammar School is opened by Sir Fred Clarke.
2003: Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick sadly passed away.
2010: Doncaster family Les Holmes, and sons Mark and Ian, win £6.7 on National Lottery.
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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