Wednesday 10th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
1996: Mexborough Actor Brian Blessed was climbing Everest when 12 climbers were killed in a blizzard.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2005: Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours passed away from a heart condition.
2005: Construction started on a 15,000 all-seater community stadium complex to later be named Keepmoat Stadium.
21 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
28 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
44 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
75 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
118 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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