Thursday 30th November 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1350: License is granted to the Carmelite Friars in Doncaster to build a church to St Mary.
1896: Talking pictures first shown in Doncaster at the Empire Palace.
1934: Doncaster locomotive The Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to officially record 100mph.
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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