Friday 18th May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1733: First record of mining in Bella Wood, Hickleton, by a Mr Pymont.
1905: Montagu Hospital in Mexbrough was officially opened by James Montagu.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
12 Years Ago Today
England's most capped female player Gillian Coulthard inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.»
40 Years Ago Today
A train derailment at Potteric Carr caused 300 gallons of diesel to leak into the local nature reserve.
61 Years Ago Today
Doncaster sprinter Brian Shenton runs 100m in a record 9.7s, but is controversially disqualified.»
72 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers goalscorer Bert Tindall scores hit 3rd hat trick in 4 games.
98 Years Ago Today
The New Palace Theatre opened as a full time cinema.
367 Years Ago Today
Further riots at the Chapel in Sandtoft where locals protested the drainage of the fens and the recent Huguenot settlers.
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