Sunday 17th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1945: Boxer Bruce Woodcock beats Jack London to win the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Titles.
1994: Doncaster-born Newcastle Utd legend Len White passed away in Huddersfield aged 64.
2004: St Georges Church is given Minster status by the Bishop of Sheffield.
31 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Mackay's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Southend.
34 Years Ago Today
Footballer Chris Brown, who rejoined Doncaster Rovers in 2011, was born in Doncaster.
163 Years Ago Today
The first train arrives on new tracks at Thorne railway station.
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