Thursday 17th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1930: Poet Ted Hughes was born in West Yorkshire, the family moved when he was 7 to Mexborough.
1996: Kerry Dixon's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers as player manager.
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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