Monday 1st January 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1772: Doncaster council places order for the first scarlet gown and chain for the mayor.
1849: Don Navigation take control of Stainforth and Keadby Canal
1856: Doncaster open it's first cemetary - Hyde Park Cemetary.
1901: Hodgson and Hepworth's shop on St. Sepulchre Gate is destroyed by fire.
4 Years Ago Today
The official re-opening of Bentley Pavilion and Bentley Park after £2m landscaping and redevelopment.»
12 Years Ago Today
The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
20 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
92 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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