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.
3 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers sack manager Sean O'Driscoll and immediately hire Dean Saunders.»
40 Years Ago Today
Footballer Kevin Keegan married Jean at St. Peter-in-Chains Catholic Church.»
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster journalist and celebrated St Leger winner painter JF Herring passed away.
238 Years Ago Today
The Theatre Royal opened on the eve of the first run of the St Leger.
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