Tuesday 19th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1876: Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.
1990: A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
2010: Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
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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