Tuesday 5th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1922: The Arcadia opens in Doncaster (to later become the Civic Theatre).
1952: Stainton's Freddie Trueman makes his debut for England against India at Headingley
1969: St Oswald's Church in Kirk Sandall granted Grade 2 listed status.
2006: Boxer Prince Naseem Hamed was sent to Doncaster Prison for dangerous driving.
2006: Doncaster's Andy Warhol - pop artist Derek Hirst passed away near Chichester after long illness.
2011: Tracy Chandler, Doncaster Rovers Mascot Donny Dog appears in Sunday Sport lingerie spread.
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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