Monday 4th September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1709: Sir Godfrey Copley dies, the organ he donated to St Mary's Church remains at time he died.
1849: The railway line between Retford and Doncaster was first opened at 6pm.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
1967: Barnby Dun Station was closed to the general public.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
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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