Saturday 1st September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson crashes his car in Warmsworth, he dies 2 days later, Alick Jeffrey survives.
1972: David Bowie plays at Doncaster's Rank Theatre on his Ziggy Stardust tour.
1991: The Dons Rugby team beat Nottingham City a club record 88-6 in the first game of the 3rd division of the rugby League.
2009: British and European Lightweight boxing champion Billy Thompson sadly passed away in Thurnscoe.
2012: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland marries singer Katie Melua.
50 Years Ago Today
Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows, who won a 1500m bronze medal at the London 1908 Olympics sadly passed away.»
109 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Racecourse held the UK's first aviation meeting.»
232 Years Ago Today
The first mail coach runs from London to the North via a change of horses at the Red Lion in Doncaster.
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