Sunday 6th May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Severe flooding across Doncaster by the River Don.
1930: Baxtergate drapers Verity's and Woolworths burn down causing £100,000 of damage.
1938: Massive fire in town centre starting in Verity & Sons cellar and destroying Woolworths.
1989: Extension to the north side of St Wilfred's Church Cantley opened.
2001: Simon Irving of Doncaster Rugby League Club scores 13 goals in a game against York City Knights.
13 Years Ago Today
Doncaster MP and former chancellor Anthony Barber passed away in Suffolk.
58 Years Ago Today
World acclaimed Cornetist Roger Webster was born in Doncaster.
60 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Film Society's inaugural meeting at the Girl's High School on Waterdale.
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