Thursday 6th May 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Severe flooding across Doncaster by the River Don.
1930: Baxtergate drapers Verity's and Woolworths burn down causing £100,000 of damage.
1938: Massive fire in town centre starting in Verity & Sons cellar and destroying Woolworths.
1989: Extension to the north side of St Wilfred's Church Cantley opened.
2001: Simon Irving of Doncaster Rugby League Club scores 13 goals in a game against York City Knights.
112 Years Ago Today
Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows won bronze medal in the 1500m at the London Olympics.»
515 Years Ago Today
King Henry VII grants a Tuesday and Saturday market to the Mayor of Doncaster.