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On This Day in Doncaster History: Donny Anniversaries

It all happened here on the streets of Doncaster, to the people of Donny, these are the historic events that happened here once upon a time in our history:

27th May 1865First Post Box erected in Askern.
28th May 194330 Wellington bombers took off from Finningley to join the first 1,000 bomber raid in Germany.
28th May 1857Conisbrough sickle factory Booth's almost blown up by assailant.
29th May 2012Danum sculpture by Michael Johnson unveiled in Sir Nigel Gresley Square.»
29th May 2008Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
29th May 1937Plane crash at Doncaster Aerodrome has four fatalities.
29th May 1824Famous preacher William Morley Punshon was born in Doncaster.
31st May 1969Denaby featherweight boxer Jon Jo Irwin was born.
2nd June 1902The first Doncaster tram service ran from Station Road to Balby, Hexthorpe and the Racecourse.

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