Thursday 10th May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
1996: Mexborough Actor Brian Blessed was climbing Everest when 12 climbers were killed in a blizzard.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2005: Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours passed away from a heart condition.
2005: Construction started on a 15,000 all-seater community stadium complex to later be named Keepmoat Stadium.
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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