Tuesday 4th September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1709: Sir Godfrey Copley dies, the organ he donated to St Mary's Church remains at time he died.
1849: The railway line between Retford and Doncaster was first opened at 6pm.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
1967: Barnby Dun Station was closed to the general public.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
50 Years Ago Today
Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows, who won a 1500m bronze medal at the London 1908 Olympics sadly passed away.»
109 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Racecourse held the UK's first aviation meeting.»
232 Years Ago Today
The first mail coach runs from London to the North via a change of horses at the Red Lion in Doncaster.
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