Thursday 19th April 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1786: Major General Anthony St Leger, soldier, MP and founder of the horse race, passed away.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
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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