Saturday 28th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1865: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, was born in Ghana.
1898: Church of St Winifred is re-opened after extensive renovations and a new pulpit.
1909: Doncaster Art Gallery officially opened by the Viscountess Halifax.
1967: ABC closed the old The Picture House cinema.
1998: Mexborough bred Poet Ted Hughes sadly passed away.
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster train driver John Jackson fell under a train while oiling his engine and was killed.
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