Friday 4th May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: North Lincolnshire Earthquake shakes Doncaster region.
1905: Mexborough's Future Boxing Champion William Hague fights his first competitive bout (in Doncaster).
1905: Russian spy and double agent Allan Foote was born in Armthorpe.
2002: Denaby United play their last game (for 9 years) after 107 years of football.
2005: Doncaster Robin Hood Airport opened with it's first flight to Majorca.
2005: A construction worker was injured in the build of the new Frenchgate Interchange when part of a roof collapsed on him.
2012: Doncaster votes to keep an elected mayor role, held at the time by Peter Davies.
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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