Sunday 5th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1985: Miner's Strike begins with mineworkers at Cortonwood Colliery near Barnsley striking.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
2005: Doncaster was granted FairTrade town status.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
7 Years Ago Today
First ever camel race at Doncaster Racecourse held.»
10 Years Ago Today
Doncaster 2007 floods hit Toll Bar and Bentley as the Skel overflows.»
36 Years Ago Today
Epworth-born actress Sheridan Smith was born.»
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