Tuesday 30th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1467: The town of Doncaster was incorporated by Edward IV.
1648: Colonel Thomas Rainsborough, a republican officer of Charles I was murdered in Doncaster.
1823: Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, died in Hastings.
1964: Doncaster Museum was officially opened by Princess Margaret.
110 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.»
233 Years Ago Today
Major General Anthony St Leger, soldier, MP and founder of the horse race, passed away.
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