Saturday 6th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Severe flooding across Doncaster by the River Don.
1930: Baxtergate drapers Verity's and Woolworths burn down causing £100,000 of damage.
1938: Massive fire in town centre starting in Verity & Sons cellar and destroying Woolworths.
1989: Extension to the north side of St Wilfred's Church Cantley opened.
2001: Simon Irving of Doncaster Rugby League Club scores 13 goals in a game against York City Knights.
19 Years Ago Today
Doncaster-born Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison passed away in Amersham.»
54 Years Ago Today
England's most capped female footballer Gillian Coulthard was born in Thorne.»
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