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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:

23rd March 1930Len White, Newcastle United's third top record goal scorer, was born in Skellow, Doncaster.»
23rd March 1910Doncaster Museum opened for the first time.»
24th March 2003Donnygate pair Hughes and Birks jailed.
24th March 1956Doncaster Rovers defender and comedian Charlie Williams scores his only Rovers goal.»
24th March 1942Lynda Baron (Nurse Gladys Emanuel) was born in Urmston, Manchester.
25th March 1996Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
25th March 1989Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
25th March 1973The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
25th March 1942After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
25th March 1899Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
27th March 1899Doncaster's Grand Theatre and Opera House opened, designed by John Priestley Briggs.
28th March 1992Charlie Williams marries Janice Greer in Birdwell, Barnsley. His second marriage.
28th March 19663 UFOs spotted in Conisbrough by Stephen Pratt.»
28th March 1942The new St Peter's Church in Warmsworth was consecrated.»
29th March 1982Disgraced former Doncaster Rovers owner's horse Flockton Grey embroiled in betting scam.

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