Friday 2nd November 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1611: Sir Ralph Hansby leases Tickhill Castle from King James I for 41 years.
1815: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boule, who taught in Doncaster, was born in Lincoln.
1829: The Deaf and Dumb Institution officially opened opposite the racecourse in Eastfield House.
1914: Wheatley moves from West Riding of Yorkshire to Doncaster administrative control.
1991: Manager Steve Beaglehole's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Mansfield.
321 Years Ago Today
Terrible flooding from huge snow melt all areas by River Don, River banks destroyed at Thorne.»
636 Years Ago Today
King Richard II signs the town's second charter, for Danecastre.
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