Thursday 9th August 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1833: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins passed away.
1941: World War II Hero Pilot Douglas Bader was shot down by the Germans and taken prisoner.
1958: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) closed.
2008: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley resigns as coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
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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