Wednesday 9th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1833: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins passed away.
1941: World War II Hero Pilot Douglas Bader was shot down by the Germans and taken prisoner.
1958: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) closed.
2008: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley resigns as coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
37 Years Ago Today
St Oswald's Church in Kirk Sandall invested into the Churches Conservation Trust.
48 Years Ago Today
Doncaster cyclist Roy Cromack breaks the 500mile cycling road race record.»
73 Years Ago Today
Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick was born. »
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