Saturday 25th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1899: Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
1942: After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship.
1973: The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.
1989: Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
1996: Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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