Thursday 2nd November 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1611: Sir Ralph Hansby leases Tickhill Castle from King James I for 41 years.
1815: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boule, who taught in Doncaster, was born in Lincoln.
1829: The Deaf and Dumb Institution officially opened opposite the racecourse in Eastfield House.
1914: Wheatley moves from West Riding of Yorkshire to Doncaster administrative control.
1991: Manager Steve Beaglehole's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Mansfield.
19 Years Ago Today
Group 4 lose contract to run Doncaster Prison.
33 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Cusack's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Swansea
56 Years Ago Today
Billy Fury and Marty Wilde play Doncaster's Rank Theatre.
97 Years Ago Today
Ballet dancer and teacher John Field was born in Doncaster.»
1014 Years Ago Today
Anglo-Saxon nobleman Wulfric Spot mentions Doncaster in his will.
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