Wednesday 26th April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1721: Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.
1906: Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.
1910: First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
1987: Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.
2003: Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
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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