Saturday 3rd June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1851: Great Northern Railway committee vote against Peterborough in favour of Doncaster as place for the General Rail Repair Shop.
1912: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) opened.
2012: Sir Nigel Gresley Square is officially opened.
5 Years Ago Today
Danum sculpture by Michael Johnson unveiled in Sir Nigel Gresley Square.»
9 Years Ago Today
Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
80 Years Ago Today
Plane crash at Doncaster Aerodrome has four fatalities.
193 Years Ago Today
Famous preacher William Morley Punshon was born in Doncaster.
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