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.
1 Years Ago Today
After forced relegation John Buckley leaves the Doncaster Belles after 10 years as manager.»
47 Years Ago Today
The Museum of South Yorkshire Life officially opened at Cusworth Hall.»
82 Years Ago Today
The Bawtry Dramatic Society formed by Eileen Peake from Bawtry Hall.
203 Years Ago Today
Famous actress Sarah Siddons plays the first of several dates at Doncaster's Theatre Royal.
Receive anniversaries by email.
What's on today at Doncaster's Vue cinema.