Thursday 4th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: North Lincolnshire Earthquake shakes Doncaster region.
1905: Mexborough's Future Boxing Champion William Hague fights his first competitive bout (in Doncaster).
1905: Russian spy and double agent Allan Foote was born in Armthorpe.
2002: Denaby United play their last game (for 9 years) after 107 years of football.
2005: Doncaster Robin Hood Airport opened with it's first flight to Majorca.
2005: A construction worker was injured in the build of the new Frenchgate Interchange when part of a roof collapsed on him.
2012: Doncaster votes to keep an elected mayor role, held at the time by Peter Davies.
22 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
29 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
45 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
76 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
119 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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