Sunday 28th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1865: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, was born in Ghana.
1898: Church of St Winifred is re-opened after extensive renovations and a new pulpit.
1909: Doncaster Art Gallery officially opened by the Viscountess Halifax.
1967: ABC closed the old The Picture House cinema.
1998: Mexborough bred Poet Ted Hughes sadly passed away.
46 Years Ago Today
The Velvet Underground play at Doncaster's Top Rank Theatre.
55 Years Ago Today
Bobby Rydell and Helen Shapiro headline a music concert at The Gaumont.
87 Years Ago Today
Explosion at Bentley Colliery kills 45 miners.»
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