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.
15 Years Ago Today
Donnygate pair Hughes and Birks jailed.
62 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers defender and comedian Charlie Williams scores his only Rovers goal.»
76 Years Ago Today
Lynda Baron (Nurse Gladys Emanuel) was born in Urmston, Manchester.
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