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.
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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