Sunday 2nd April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1668: Warmsworth Manor and Mansion sold to John Battie of Wadsworth, with the first mortgage in Doncaster.
1869: Sir George Gilbert Scott's Hall Cross school building is opened.
1900: Doncaster electricity supply turned on by the towns mayor Alderman Bentley.
1999: The £120m Doncaster Earth Centre opens it's doors for the first time.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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