Monday 11th September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1771: Doncaster council orders that a scarlet gown and mayoral chain be procured for mayoral use.
1916: First shaft completed at Hatfield Main Colliery.
1920: The Palace Theatre closes after just 9 years.
2009: Demolition of Doncaster Odeon on Hallgate begins, before a new £10m casino development starts.
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster train driver John Jackson fell under a train while oiling his engine and was killed.
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