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.
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster train driver John Jackson fell under a train while oiling his engine and was killed.
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