Sunday 1st April 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1927: Doncaster was raised to the status of County Borough.
1957: Doncaster comedian Charlie Williams marries his 1st wife Audrey Crump.
1974: South Yorkshire was created as a result of the Local Government Act 1972.
1988: Hickleton Main Colliery closed down after 94+ years of production.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
2007: Doncaster Rovers win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2006-07 3-2 against Bristol Rovers
2012: The South Western cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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