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.
35 Years Ago Today
The Doncaster Power Signal Box (PSB) officially opened to help British Rail modernise.
152 Years Ago Today
Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boole, who taught in Doncaster, passed away in Cork.»
328 Years Ago Today
King James II changes the town's charter again, giving Doncaster it's 3rd mayor in a year!»
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