Wednesday 6th March 2013
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.
8 Years Ago Today
The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
16 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
88 Years Ago Today
Irish actor Hamilton Deane arrives at the Grand Theatre to star in his hugely popular stage play of Dracula.»
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