Sunday 17th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1945: Boxer Bruce Woodcock beats Jack London to win the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Titles.
1994: Doncaster-born Newcastle Utd legend Len White passed away in Huddersfield aged 64.
2004: St Georges Church is given Minster status by the Bishop of Sheffield.
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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