Tuesday 6th June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1294: King Edward I grants a Thursday market license to Henry de Lacy to be held at his manor in Campsall.
1769: Doncaster Corporation order William Townshend to be paid £25 for a map of the town.
1848: Askern railway station opens for passengers.
2006: The new Frenchgate Centre extension and new transport interchange opened to the public.
2011: Tracy Chandler, Doncaster Rovers Mascot Donny Dog sacked for lingerie photo's in Sunday Sport.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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