Friday 12th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1926: General Strike riot at Hatfield Main as 1000 miner's go on strike - 70 arrested.
1977: Punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees play Doncaster Outlook.
1985: Police arrest 70+ at Hatfield Main colliery during the strike years.
2005: Doncaster MP and former chancellor Anthony Barber passed away in Suffolk.
2005: Doncaster Lakers manager Tony Miller died aged just 41.
2006: Boxer Prince Naseem Hamed was sent to Doncaster Prison for dangerous driving.
24 Years Ago Today
Closure of Hatfield Main and Thorne collieries on economic grounds.
63 Years Ago Today
Rock legend John Parr was born in Worksop.»
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