Saturday 28th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1865: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, was born in Ghana.
1898: Church of St Winifred is re-opened after extensive renovations and a new pulpit.
1909: Doncaster Art Gallery officially opened by the Viscountess Halifax.
1967: ABC closed the old The Picture House cinema.
1998: Mexborough bred Poet Ted Hughes sadly passed away.
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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