Tuesday 30th January 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1708: James Bosvill, The King of the Gypsies, died and was buried at Rossington.
1772: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins was born.
1839: Westminster Cathedral architect John Francis Bentley was born in Doncaster.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Prison opened for prisoners.
96 Years Ago Today
Prolific Doncaster Rovers Striker Clarrie Jordan was born in South Kirkby.
242 Years Ago Today
Benjamin Huntsman, Doncaster-born Sheffield steel pioneer passed away.»
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