Friday 4th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1540: Edward Cooke, former mayor of Doncaster for 4 years was executed at Tyburn.
1980: Yorkshire and England cricketer Richard Dawson was born in Doncaster.
2008: Doncaster's Odeon was closed with the final screening of Sean Faris in Never Back Down.
2008: Doncaster Bloodstock Sales £7m million state-of-the-art thoroughbred racehorse facility opened by Michael Owen.
15 Years Ago Today
Tremors felt in Doncaster after 4.7 Richter scale earthquake in Midlands.»
94 Years Ago Today
T. Hanley and Sons's Mill near the North Bridge catches fire and is destroyed.
147 Years Ago Today
Foundation stone of the new Corn Exchange is laid by the mayor.»
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