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.
45 Years Ago Today
The Velvet Underground play at Doncaster's Top Rank Theatre.
54 Years Ago Today
Bobby Rydell and Helen Shapiro headline a music concert at The Gaumont.
86 Years Ago Today
Explosion at Bentley Colliery kills 45 miners.»
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