Friday 29th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1891: Foundation stone laid (on St Peters Day) for new St Peter's Church in Bentley.
1995: The main stand at Doncaster Rovers ground Belle Vue is badly burnt by an arsonist.
2000: Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott leaves his awful self-portrait photo's in photo booth.
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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