Tuesday 1st January 2019
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1772: Doncaster council places order for the first scarlet gown and chain for the mayor.
1849: Don Navigation take control of Stainforth and Keadby Canal
1856: Doncaster open it's first cemetary - Hyde Park Cemetary.
1901: Hodgson and Hepworth's shop on St. Sepulchre Gate is destroyed by fire.
6 Years Ago Today
A shiny plaque is erected in Mexborough at the childhood home of poet Ted Hughes.»
24 Years Ago Today
The Dons played their last game at Tattersfield.
276 Years Ago Today
Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, was born in Marham.»
Receive anniversaries by email.