Monday 1st May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The New Junction Canal is completed, the last canal built for commercial purposes.
1916: Warmsworth Station completed but never opened for passengers.
1925: The first Doncaster tramway to close was the Avenue Road route.
1950: Doncaster Rovers chairman John Ryan was born.
24 Years Ago Today
The Doncaster Rovers Belles win the FA Cup Final, beating Knowsley United 1-0
76 Years Ago Today
Disaster at Barnburgh Colliery after earth tremor kills 4 and seals 14 underground, to be later dramatically rescued.»
107 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Heavyweight Boxing Champion Iron William Hague loses his title to Billy Wells.»
Receive anniversaries by email.