Sunday 28th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1865: Arthur Wharton, the first black footballer, was born in Ghana.
1898: Church of St Winifred is re-opened after extensive renovations and a new pulpit.
1909: Doncaster Art Gallery officially opened by the Viscountess Halifax.
1967: ABC closed the old The Picture House cinema.
1998: Mexborough bred Poet Ted Hughes sadly passed away.
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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