Thursday 18th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1733: First record of mining in Bella Wood, Hickleton, by a Mr Pymont.
1905: Montagu Hospital in Mexbrough was officially opened by James Montagu.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
21 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
28 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
44 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
75 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
118 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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