Sunday 26th August 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1777: Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes died in Hayes.
1889: Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company created by parliament to buy local canals.
1922: Belle Vue is officially opened by Charles Sutcliffe of the Football League.
1977: Cricketing legend Ian Botham's son Liam is born in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
20 Years Ago Today
Doncaster-born Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison passed away in Amersham.»
55 Years Ago Today
England's most capped female footballer Gillian Coulthard was born in Thorne.»
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