Saturday 4th September 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1709: Sir Godfrey Copley dies, the organ he donated to St Mary's Church remains at time he died.
1849: The railway line between Retford and Doncaster was first opened at 6pm.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
1967: Barnby Dun Station was closed to the general public.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
191 Years Ago Today
Local eccentric and prankster Jemmy Hirst dies.»