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64 Years Ago Today
Russian spy and double agent Allan Foote passed away.»

83 Years Ago Today
The Windsor Cinema at the Oswin Avenue/Balby Road junction was opened by Suburban Cinemas.

97 Years Ago Today
Carcroft Cinema is officially opened opposite Bullcroft Colliery gates.

154 Years Ago Today
The first catholic church in Doncaster since the reformation was opened - St Peter-in-Chains.»

234 Years Ago Today
Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, posted his major patent.»


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Events: What's On in Doncaster on August 9th 2000

Wednesday 9th August 2000



On This Day in Doncaster History more»

1833: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins passed away.
1941: World War II Hero Pilot Douglas Bader was shot down by the Germans and taken prisoner.
1958: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) closed.
2008: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley resigns as coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.

WHATS ON



ANNIVERSARIES

64 Years Ago Today
Russian spy and double agent Allan Foote passed away.»

83 Years Ago Today
The Windsor Cinema at the Oswin Avenue/Balby Road junction was opened by Suburban Cinemas.

97 Years Ago Today
Carcroft Cinema is officially opened opposite Bullcroft Colliery gates.

154 Years Ago Today
The first catholic church in Doncaster since the reformation was opened - St Peter-in-Chains.»

234 Years Ago Today
Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, posted his major patent.»


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