Monday 9th July 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1604: Doncaster Borough Charter from King James I establishes town council.
1912: Double disaster at Cadeby Colliery, 35 dead then 53 of the rescue party killed hours later.
1969: Premier League Footballer Leigh Jenkinson was born in Thorne, and went on to be capped for Wales.
50 Years Ago Today
Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows, who won a 1500m bronze medal at the London 1908 Olympics sadly passed away.»
109 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Racecourse held the UK's first aviation meeting.»
232 Years Ago Today
The first mail coach runs from London to the North via a change of horses at the Red Lion in Doncaster.
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