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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:

22nd August 1966ICI announces 600 job losses at it's Doncaster factory.
22nd August 1964Doncaster Rovers manager Bill Liever's first game in charge, at home to Bradford Park Avenue.
22nd August 1959Doncaster Rovers manager Jackie Bestall's first game in charge, away at Torquay Utd.
23rd August 2008Doncaster's Taekwondo champion Sarah Stevenson takes bronze in Beijing Olympics after her opponent was controversially disqualified.»
23rd August 1997England and Doncaster Belles captain Gillian Coultard makes her 100th appearance for England Ladies.»
23rd August 1912Cadeby Colliery disaster relief fund set up to support families and widows.»
24th August 1977Punk legends The Sex Pistols play at The Outlook Club in Doncaster.
24th August 1254King Henry III grants a Thursday market to Geoffrey Luterell to be held at his manor in Hooton Pagnell.
26th August 1977Cricketing legend Ian Botham's son Liam is born in Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
26th August 1922Belle Vue is officially opened by Charles Sutcliffe of the Football League.»
26th August 1889Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company created by parliament to buy local canals.
26th August 1777Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes died in Hayes.»
27th August 1927Funded by Doncaster Rovers Supporters Club, the Main Stand at Belle Vue was extended by 2000 seats.
27th August 1851Queen Victoria stays at the Angel Inn on her way to Balmoral.»
28th August 1997BBC film for Dalziel and Pascoe over and underground at Hatfield Colliery
28th August 1911The New Palace Variety Theatre opens on Silver Street with an unsually wide stage.

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