Wednesday 6th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1294: King Edward I grants a Thursday market license to Henry de Lacy to be held at his manor in Campsall.
1769: Doncaster Corporation order William Townshend to be paid £25 for a map of the town.
1848: Askern railway station opens for passengers.
2006: The new Frenchgate Centre extension and new transport interchange opened to the public.
2011: Tracy Chandler, Doncaster Rovers Mascot Donny Dog sacked for lingerie photo's in Sunday Sport.
11 Years Ago Today
Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
50 Years Ago Today
Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
55 Years Ago Today
The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
74 Years Ago Today
DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.»
122 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.»
131 Years Ago Today
Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.»
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