Saturday 1st April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1927: Doncaster was raised to the status of County Borough.
1957: Doncaster comedian Charlie Williams marries his 1st wife Audrey Crump.
1974: South Yorkshire was created as a result of the Local Government Act 1972.
1988: Hickleton Main Colliery closed down after 94+ years of production.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
2007: Doncaster Rovers win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2006-07 3-2 against Bristol Rovers
2012: The South Western cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
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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