Monday 4th September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1709: Sir Godfrey Copley dies, the organ he donated to St Mary's Church remains at time he died.
1849: The railway line between Retford and Doncaster was first opened at 6pm.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
1967: Barnby Dun Station was closed to the general public.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
22 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
29 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
45 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
76 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
119 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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