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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:

21st December 1940A massive fire at Doncaster Plant Works causes 150,000, an unrelated to the bombs falling nearby.
22nd December 1956Executioner Steve Wade died in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
22nd December 1853Train from Doncaster crashes into empty trucks at Conisbrough Station in thick fog. Minor injuries caused.
23rd December 2006Doncaster Rovers last ever game at Belle Vue beating Notts Forest 1-0.»
24th December 1991One Direction star Louis Tomlinson was born in Doncaster.»
24th December 1969Doncaster North MP and Labour Leader Ed Miliband was born.
25th December 1992Doncaster Airport closed after it's final flight.
26th December 1951Syd Bycroft plays his last game for Doncaster Rovers at Goodison Park, Everton, and gets sent off.
26th December 1876Doncaster's first roller skating rink (Cheswold Road) caught fire.
27th December 2006The first sporting fixture at the Keepmoat Stadium with a rugby league match between Doncaster and Sheffield Eagles.»

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