Sunday 5th August 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1929: The first 'talkie' was shown in Doncaster at the Picture House: Al Jolson in The Singing Fool.
1952: Arksey Station was closed to the general public.
2008: Doncaster Rovers beat Leeds United 1-0 at Wembley to win promotion to The Championship.
2008: Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
83 Years Ago Today
Doncaster born Manchester United winger David Pegg was born in Highfields.
744 Years Ago Today
Thomas de Irkingeham ordained Deacon in Blyth by Austion Friars of Tickhill.
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