Saturday 6th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1886: Severe flooding across Doncaster by the River Don.
1930: Baxtergate drapers Verity's and Woolworths burn down causing £100,000 of damage.
1938: Massive fire in town centre starting in Verity & Sons cellar and destroying Woolworths.
1989: Extension to the north side of St Wilfred's Church Cantley opened.
2001: Simon Irving of Doncaster Rugby League Club scores 13 goals in a game against York City Knights.
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.»
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