Friday 21st September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1926: Irish actor Hamilton Deane arrives at the Grand Theatre to star in his hugely popular stage play of Dracula.
1998: Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
2006: The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
2014: The official re-opening of Bentley Pavilion and Bentley Park after £2m landscaping and redevelopment.
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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