Tuesday 9th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1827: The mayor of Doncaster, Richard Littlejohn, laid the foundation stone of Christ Church.
1910: Donald Watson, founder of the Vegan Society, was born in Mexborough.
1937: Mexborough born actor Brian Blessed was born.
2010: Easyjet announce they are pulling out of Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.
42 Years Ago Today
Cricketing legend Ian Botham's son Liam is born in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
97 Years Ago Today
Belle Vue is officially opened by Charles Sutcliffe of the Football League.»
130 Years Ago Today
Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company created by parliament to buy local canals.
242 Years Ago Today
Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes died in Hayes.»
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