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.
3 Years Ago Today
The official re-opening of Bentley Pavilion and Bentley Park after £2m landscaping and redevelopment.»
11 Years Ago Today
The old landmark concrete chimney at DRI demolished.
19 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Pork pie millionaire butcher Fred Green leaves his £12m fortune to Doncaster Royal Infirmary.»
91 Years Ago Today
Irish actor Hamilton Deane arrives at the Grand Theatre to star in his hugely popular stage play of Dracula.»
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