Saturday 1st April 2017
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.
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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