Tuesday 11th September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1771: Doncaster council orders that a scarlet gown and mayoral chain be procured for mayoral use.
1916: First shaft completed at Hatfield Main Colliery.
1920: The Palace Theatre closes after just 9 years.
2009: Demolition of Doncaster Odeon on Hallgate begins, before a new £10m casino development starts.
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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