Wednesday 30th January 2019
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1708: James Bosvill, The King of the Gypsies, died and was buried at Rossington.
1772: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins was born.
1839: Westminster Cathedral architect John Francis Bentley was born in Doncaster.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
31 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Mackay's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Southend.
34 Years Ago Today
Footballer Chris Brown, who rejoined Doncaster Rovers in 2011, was born in Doncaster.
163 Years Ago Today
The first train arrives on new tracks at Thorne railway station.
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