Friday 30th November 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1350: License is granted to the Carmelite Friars in Doncaster to build a church to St Mary.
1896: Talking pictures first shown in Doncaster at the Empire Palace.
1934: Doncaster locomotive The Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to officially record 100mph.
50 Years Ago Today
Intake teacher John Sherwood wins a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the Mexico Olympics.»
76 Years Ago Today
The badge of HMS Lightning, Doncaster's adopted warship, is presented to Doncaster Council.»
109 Years Ago Today
The pioneering Windham Tractor Monoplane is broken by pilot Captain Walter George Windham when he sits in it.»
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