Sunday 3rd September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1934: Gaumont Palace Theatre in Hallgate was opened.
1961: The Grand Theatre was re-opened as a bingo hall.
1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson dies after his car crash 2 days earlier.
1971: Walter Owen Bentley, Doncaster train engineer and founder of Bentley Motors, sadly passed away.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster train driver John Jackson fell under a train while oiling his engine and was killed.
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