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.
3 Years Ago Today
The official re-opening of Bentley Pavilion and Bentley Park after £2m landscaping and redevelopment.»
11 Years Ago Today
The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
19 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
91 Years Ago Today
Irish actor Hamilton Deane arrives at the Grand Theatre to star in his hugely popular stage play of Dracula.»
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