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.
152 Years Ago Today
First Post Box erected in Askern.
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