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.
3 Years Ago Today
The official re-opening of Bentley Pavilion and Bentley Park after £2m landscaping and redevelopment.»
11 Years Ago Today
The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
19 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
91 Years Ago Today
Irish actor Hamilton Deane arrives at the Grand Theatre to star in his hugely popular stage play of Dracula.»
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