Monday 3rd September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1934: Gaumont Palace Theatre in Hallgate was opened.
1961: The Grand Theatre was re-opened as a bingo hall.
1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson dies after his car crash 2 days earlier.
1971: Walter Owen Bentley, Doncaster train engineer and founder of Bentley Motors, sadly passed away.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
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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