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.
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.»
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