Thursday 14th December 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1887: Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.
1896: Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.
1944: DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.
1963: The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
1968: Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
2007: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster family Les Holmes, and sons Mark and Ian, win £6.7 on National Lottery.
15 Years Ago Today
Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick sadly passed away.»
75 Years Ago Today
Percy Jackson Grammar School is opened by Sir Fred Clarke.»
113 Years Ago Today
The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
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