Monday 30th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1467: The town of Doncaster was incorporated by Edward IV.
1648: Colonel Thomas Rainsborough, a republican officer of Charles I was murdered in Doncaster.
1823: Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, died in Hastings.
1964: Doncaster Museum was officially opened by Princess Margaret.
701 Years Ago Today
Thomas, Earl of Lancaster attacked Conisbrough Castle, gaining entry by scaling the walls.»
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