Monday 1st April 2013
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1927: Doncaster was raised to the status of County Borough.
1957: Doncaster comedian Charlie Williams marries his 1st wife Audrey Crump.
1974: South Yorkshire was created as a result of the Local Government Act 1972.
1988: Hickleton Main Colliery closed down after 94+ years of production.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
2007: Doncaster Rovers win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2006-07 3-2 against Bristol Rovers
2012: The South Western cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
72 Years Ago Today
Conisbrough's rock drummer Brian Keenan was born in New York.»
85 Years Ago Today
Last of the Summer Wine and Open All Hours writer Roy Clarke was born in Austerfield.»
161 Years Ago Today
Heavy flooding in Marsh Gate Doncaster - nearly everywhere inundated.»
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