Friday 8th February 2019
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1861: Heavy flooding all down the River Don reported in Historical Notices of Doncaster in 1868.
1902: Station Road officially opened, and acted as Doncaster's tram terminus.
1940: Doncaster's record breaking cyclist Roy Cromack was born.
1956: Doncaster Actress and drama teacher Margo Gunn was born.
1975: Manager Stan Anderson's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Torquay.
2002: Nobel prize winner Renowned chemist George Porter passed away aged 81.
671 Years Ago Today
Stainforth received a Royal Charter entitling it to hold a weekly Friday market and an annual ten-day fair.
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