Tuesday 4th April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1235: Thomas de Flaytorp is presented as the new vicar at St Peter's Church, Warmsworth.
1720: Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes was baptised in Warmsworth St Peter.
1785: Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, posted his 1st flawed patent.
1981: Mexborough radio presenter Tony Capstick hit number 3 in the charts with Capstick Comes Home/The Sheffield Grinder.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
7 Years Ago Today
First ever camel race at Doncaster Racecourse held.»
10 Years Ago Today
Doncaster 2007 floods hit Toll Bar and Bentley as the Skel overflows.»
36 Years Ago Today
Epworth-born actress Sheridan Smith was born.»
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