Monday 6th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1503: Henry VII's daughter stopped and stayed in Doncaster on way to become Queen of James IV in Scotland.
1703: Epworth preacher and part-founder of Methodism John Wesley was born.
1984: National Coal Board announce reduction of coal mined and 20 pit closures, the Miner's Strike would follow.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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