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.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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