Thursday 14th December 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1887: Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.
1896: Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.
1944: DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.
1963: The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
1968: Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
2007: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
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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