Saturday 17th June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1945: Boxer Bruce Woodcock beats Jack London to win the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Titles.
1994: Doncaster-born Newcastle Utd legend Len White passed away in Huddersfield aged 64.
2004: St Georges Church is given Minster status by the Bishop of Sheffield.
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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