Monday 2nd April 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1668: Warmsworth Manor and Mansion sold to John Battie of Wadsworth, with the first mortgage in Doncaster.
1869: Sir George Gilbert Scott's Hall Cross school building is opened.
1900: Doncaster electricity supply turned on by the towns mayor Alderman Bentley.
1999: The £120m Doncaster Earth Centre opens it's doors for the first time.
11 Years Ago Today
Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
50 Years Ago Today
Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
55 Years Ago Today
The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
74 Years Ago Today
DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.»
122 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.»
131 Years Ago Today
Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.»
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