Saturday 26th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1777: Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes died in Hayes.
1889: Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company created by parliament to buy local canals.
1922: Belle Vue is officially opened by Charles Sutcliffe of the Football League.
1977: Cricketing legend Ian Botham's son Liam is born in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
37 Years Ago Today
St Oswald's Church in Kirk Sandall invested into the Churches Conservation Trust.
48 Years Ago Today
Doncaster cyclist Roy Cromack breaks the 500mile cycling road race record.»
73 Years Ago Today
Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick was born. »
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