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.
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.»
Receive anniversaries by email.