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.
67 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers chairman John Ryan was born.
92 Years Ago Today
The first Doncaster tramway to close was the Avenue Road route.
101 Years Ago Today
Warmsworth Station completed but never opened for passengers.
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