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.
15 Years Ago Today
Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
31 Years Ago Today
Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.»
108 Years Ago Today
First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
112 Years Ago Today
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.»
297 Years Ago Today
Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.»
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