Friday 8th December 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1688: King James II changes the town's charter again, giving Doncaster it's 3rd mayor in a year!
1864: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boole, who taught in Doncaster, passed away in Cork.
1912: Cadeby Colliery disaster relief fund set up to support families and widows.
1981: The Doncaster Power Signal Box (PSB) officially opened to help British Rail modernise.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
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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