Friday 19th October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1651: Further riots at the Chapel in Sandtoft where locals protested the drainage of the fens and the recent Huguenot settlers.
1920: The New Palace Theatre opened as a full time cinema.
1946: Doncaster Rovers goalscorer Bert Tindall scores hit 3rd hat trick in 4 games.
1957: Doncaster sprinter Brian Shenton runs 100m in a record 9.7s, but is controversially disqualified.
1978: A train derailment at Potteric Carr caused 300 gallons of diesel to leak into the local nature reserve.
2006: England's most capped female player Gillian Coulthard inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.
16 Years Ago Today
Tremors felt in Doncaster after 4.7 Richter scale earthquake in Midlands.»
95 Years Ago Today
T. Hanley and Sons's Mill near the North Bridge catches fire and is destroyed.
148 Years Ago Today
Foundation stone of the new Corn Exchange is laid by the mayor.»
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