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.
15 Years Ago Today
Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
31 Years Ago Today
Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.»
108 Years Ago Today
First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
112 Years Ago Today
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.»
297 Years Ago Today
Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.»
Receive anniversaries by email.