Friday 1st September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson crashes his car in Warmsworth, he dies 2 days later, Alick Jeffrey survives.
1972: David Bowie plays at Doncaster's Rank Theatre on his Ziggy Stardust tour.
1991: The Dons Rugby team beat Nottingham City a club record 88-6 in the first game of the 3rd division of the rugby League.
2009: British and European Lightweight boxing champion Billy Thompson sadly passed away in Thurnscoe.
2012: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland marries singer Katie Melua.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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