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.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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