Friday 11th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1947: A train collision at Balby junction causes 18 fatalities and 118 injured.
1968: Percy Jackson Grammar School closes (to be reborn the following day as Adwick School).
1997: Doncaster Rovers go down to their largest League Cup defeat 0-8 at home to Nottingham Forest.
2008: The Ramada Encore hotel opens at Robin Hood Airport.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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