Friday 14th December 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1887: Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.
1896: Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.
1944: DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.
1963: The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
1968: Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
2007: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
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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