Wednesday 6th March 2013
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1503: Henry VII's daughter stopped and stayed in Doncaster on way to become Queen of James IV in Scotland.
1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1984: National Coal Board announce reduction of coal mined and 20 pit closures, the Miner's Strike would follow.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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