Monday 3rd July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, who lived in Edlington, broke the world 100m record.
1938: Doncaster Locomotive The Mallard broke the world speed record for steam locomotives at 126mph.
15 Years Ago Today
Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
31 Years Ago Today
Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.»
108 Years Ago Today
First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
112 Years Ago Today
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.»
297 Years Ago Today
Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.»
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