Friday 12th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»0633: The Battle of Hatfield Chase where a Welch and Mercian alliance beat King Edwin and the Northumbrians.
1738: Eccentric local trickster Jemmy Hirst born in Rawcliffe.
1910: Tickhill Station opened for business on the line between Doncaster and Shireoaks.
1926: Prince of Wales lays foundation stone of Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
1963: The Everly Brothers, Bo Diddley & The Rolling Stones play The Gaumont in Doncaster.
1966: Elderly Care Unit opened at Tickhill Road Hospital by The Lord Amulree MD FRCP.
16 Years Ago Today
Tremors felt in Doncaster after 4.7 Richter scale earthquake in Midlands.»
95 Years Ago Today
T. Hanley and Sons's Mill near the North Bridge catches fire and is destroyed.
148 Years Ago Today
Foundation stone of the new Corn Exchange is laid by the mayor.»
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