Wednesday 6th March 2019
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1503: Henry VII's daughter stopped and stayed in Doncaster on way to become Queen of James IV in Scotland.
1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1984: National Coal Board announce reduction of coal mined and 20 pit closures, the Miner's Strike would follow.
110 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.»
233 Years Ago Today
Major General Anthony St Leger, soldier, MP and founder of the horse race, passed away.
Receive anniversaries by email.