Wednesday 1st November 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1829: Christ Church's first public service after opening.
1915: Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison was born in Doncaster.
1937: New Honeymooner's train The Glass Age Express launched in Doncaster.
1938: 616 (South Yorkshire) fighter Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force was formed.
1938: Newly formed No. 616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron are based at Doncaster.
1996: Brassed Off, the film about Grimethorpe Colliery Band, was released.
2011: Doncaster Rovers striker Billy Sharp heroically scores 3 days after the tragic death of his 2 day old son.
2012: Doncaster's North Bridge is re-opened early after 10 years closed.
19 Years Ago Today
Group 4 lose contract to run Doncaster Prison.
33 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Cusack's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Swansea
56 Years Ago Today
Billy Fury and Marty Wilde play Doncaster's Rank Theatre.
97 Years Ago Today
Ballet dancer and teacher John Field was born in Doncaster.»
1014 Years Ago Today
Anglo-Saxon nobleman Wulfric Spot mentions Doncaster in his will.
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