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.
16 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
54 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
74 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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