Monday 24th September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1776: The first ever St Leger horse race was run at Doncaster, winner was Allabaculia.
1856: The newly established Hyde Park Cemetary formally consecrated.
1862: After 2 years work the massive new organ by Edmund Schulze at St Georges Church had its own dedicated service.
2011: Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
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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