Thursday 5th August 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1929: The first 'talkie' was shown in Doncaster at the Picture House: Al Jolson in The Singing Fool.
1952: Arksey Station was closed to the general public.
2008: Doncaster Rovers beat Leeds United 1-0 at Wembley to win promotion to The Championship.
2008: Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
191 Years Ago Today
Local eccentric and prankster Jemmy Hirst dies.»