Thursday 9th November 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1811: Famous actress Sarah Siddons plays the first of several dates at Doncaster's Theatre Royal.
2002: Doncaster Rovers saviour John Ryan sold his cosmetic surgery business Transform for £20m.
2009: Demolition of Doncaster Odeon on Hallgate begins, before a new £10m casino development starts.
2011: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland announces his retirement from racing.
2011: Doncaster Rovers sack manager Sean O'Driscoll and immediately hire Dean Saunders.
2011: Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
2013: Doncaster Rovers chairman John Ryan resigns from the board.
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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