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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:

28th November 1931The official opening of Bentley Pavilion, 8 days after Bentley Mine Disaster.»
29th November 1521William Rokeby, archbishop of Dublin, passed away in Kirk Sandall, Doncaster.
29th November 1318John de Warrene, guardian of Conisbrough Castle, is forced at Doncaster to sign over his lands and money.
30th November 1934Doncaster locomotive The Flying Scotsman became the first steam locomotive to officially record 100mph.
30th November 1896Talking pictures first shown in Doncaster at the Empire Palace.
30th November 1350License is granted to the Carmelite Friars in Doncaster to build a church to St Mary.»
1st December 1957Doncaster Rovers goalkeeper Harry Gregg signs for Manchester United.»
1st December 1910Tickhill Station opened for business on the line between Doncaster and Shireoaks.
2nd December 1979Manager Billy Bremner's first ever game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Rochdale.»
2nd December 1643Sir Ralph Hansby dies and is buried in Tickhill.
3rd December 1856Widespread flooding south of Doncaster and by the River Don across Thorne area.»
3rd December 1759Act passed to enclose lands in Bentley & Arksey.
4th December 1999Denaby boxer Jon Jo Irwin defeated by Steve Robinson in Manchester.
4th December 1900The official opening of the newly built Springwell Lane Workhouse.

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