Thursday 2nd November 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1611: Sir Ralph Hansby leases Tickhill Castle from King James I for 41 years.
1815: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boule, who taught in Doncaster, was born in Lincoln.
1829: The Deaf and Dumb Institution officially opened opposite the racecourse in Eastfield House.
1914: Wheatley moves from West Riding of Yorkshire to Doncaster administrative control.
1991: Manager Steve Beaglehole's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Mansfield.
12 Years Ago Today
Doncaster MP and former chancellor Anthony Barber passed away in Suffolk.
57 Years Ago Today
World acclaimed Cornetist Roger Webster was born in Doncaster.
59 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Film Society's inaugural meeting at the Girl's High School on Waterdale.
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