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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:

24th November 1962The Essoldo cinema closed and was later demolished.
25th November 1973Reggae legend Bob Marley plays at Doncaster Outlook on his Burnin' tour.
26th November 1989Doncaster Dome was opened by Diana, Princess of Wales.»
26th November 1934The Ritz Super Cinema opened on Hallgate.
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.»

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