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.
16 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
54 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
74 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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