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.
18 Years Ago Today
Group 4 lose contract to run Doncaster Prison.
32 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Cusack's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Swansea
55 Years Ago Today
Billy Fury and Marty Wilde play Doncaster's Rank Theatre.
96 Years Ago Today
Ballet dancer and teacher John Field was born in Doncaster.»
1013 Years Ago Today
Anglo-Saxon nobleman Wulfric Spot mentions Doncaster in his will.
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