Sunday 5th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1985: Miner's Strike begins with mineworkers at Cortonwood Colliery near Barnsley striking.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
2005: Doncaster was granted FairTrade town status.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
37 Years Ago Today
St Oswald's Church in Kirk Sandall invested into the Churches Conservation Trust.
48 Years Ago Today
Doncaster cyclist Roy Cromack breaks the 500mile cycling road race record.»
73 Years Ago Today
Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick was born. »
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