Tuesday 19th December 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1984: Mexborough bred Poet Ted Hughes is named England's new poet laureate, succeeding Sir John Betjeman.
2007: Nike and Hephaestus sculpture at the Keepmoat Stadium is unveiled.
2007: The last tractor rolls off the production line at International Harvester Doncaster.
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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