Sunday 3rd June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1851: Great Northern Railway committee vote against Peterborough in favour of Doncaster as place for the General Rail Repair Shop.
1912: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) opened.
2012: Sir Nigel Gresley Square is officially opened.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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