Wednesday 11th August 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1947: A train collision at Balby junction causes 18 fatalities and 118 injured.
1968: Percy Jackson Grammar School closes (to be reborn the following day as Adwick School).
1997: Doncaster Rovers go down to their largest League Cup defeat 0-8 at home to Nottingham Forest.
2008: The Ramada Encore hotel opens at Robin Hood Airport.
191 Years Ago Today
Local eccentric and prankster Jemmy Hirst dies.»