Thursday 1st November 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1829: Christ Church's first public service after opening.
1915: Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison was born in Doncaster.
1937: New Honeymooner's train The Glass Age Express launched in Doncaster.
1938: 616 (South Yorkshire) fighter Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force was formed.
1938: Newly formed No. 616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron are based at Doncaster.
1996: Brassed Off, the film about Grimethorpe Colliery Band, was released.
2011: Doncaster Rovers striker Billy Sharp heroically scores 3 days after the tragic death of his 2 day old son.
2012: Doncaster's North Bridge is re-opened early after 10 years closed.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster family Les Holmes, and sons Mark and Ian, win £6.7 on National Lottery.
15 Years Ago Today
Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick sadly passed away.»
75 Years Ago Today
Percy Jackson Grammar School is opened by Sir Fred Clarke.»
113 Years Ago Today
The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
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