Saturday 19th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1879: Doncaster Rovers were founded at the Guildhall.
1933: 1950's actor Brian Roper was born in Doncaster.
1941: RAF fly prosthetic leg to prisoner of war pilot Douglas Bader.
1961: Doncaster Rovers player coach/manager Danny Malloy's first game in charge, away at Gillingham.
1989: Manager Billy Bremner's first game back in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Exeter.
2000: Manager Steve Wignall's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, against Nuneaton Borough.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
15 Years Ago Today
Tremors felt in Doncaster after 4.7 Richter scale earthquake in Midlands.»
94 Years Ago Today
T. Hanley and Sons's Mill near the North Bridge catches fire and is destroyed.
147 Years Ago Today
Foundation stone of the new Corn Exchange is laid by the mayor.»
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