Monday 5th June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1922: The Arcadia opens in Doncaster (to later become the Civic Theatre).
1952: Stainton's Freddie Trueman makes his debut for England against India at Headingley
1969: St Oswald's Church in Kirk Sandall granted Grade 2 listed status.
2006: Boxer Prince Naseem Hamed was sent to Doncaster Prison for dangerous driving.
2006: Doncaster's Andy Warhol - pop artist Derek Hirst passed away near Chichester after long illness.
2011: Tracy Chandler, Doncaster Rovers Mascot Donny Dog appears in Sunday Sport lingerie spread.
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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