Tuesday 1st May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The New Junction Canal is completed, the last canal built for commercial purposes.
1916: Warmsworth Station completed but never opened for passengers.
1925: The first Doncaster tramway to close was the Avenue Road route.
1950: Doncaster Rovers chairman John Ryan was born.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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