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.
12 Years Ago Today
England's most capped female player Gillian Coulthard inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.»
40 Years Ago Today
A train derailment at Potteric Carr caused 300 gallons of diesel to leak into the local nature reserve.
61 Years Ago Today
Doncaster sprinter Brian Shenton runs 100m in a record 9.7s, but is controversially disqualified.»
72 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers goalscorer Bert Tindall scores hit 3rd hat trick in 4 games.
98 Years Ago Today
The New Palace Theatre opened as a full time cinema.
367 Years Ago Today
Further riots at the Chapel in Sandtoft where locals protested the drainage of the fens and the recent Huguenot settlers.
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