Sunday 1st October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1866: Stainforth railway station closed.
1910: Flush toilet pioneer Thomas Crapper passed away and was buried in Elmers End.
1912: Coal pit sinking record has been established at Askern Colliery, 9 months to reach 565 yards.
1941: Widespread flooding in Doncaster for a few weeks after extremely high levels in River Don..
1974: South Yorkshire radio station Radio Hallam broadcasts for the first time.
2010: St Edmund's Church in Sprotborough has it's final service.
2010: Paul Chambers tweets about blowing up Doncaster Airport, and is later arrested.
15 Years Ago Today
Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
31 Years Ago Today
Wheatley Hills and page 3 glamour model Lindsey Strutt was born.»
108 Years Ago Today
First fatality on the North Bridge when a driver was thrown from his cart pulling a sheep truck.
112 Years Ago Today
Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein arrives in Doncaster.»
297 Years Ago Today
Cantley Bred champion thoroughbred racehorse the Flying Childers wins his first race.»
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