Thursday 19th August 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1879: Doncaster Rovers were founded at the Guildhall.
1933: 1950's actor Brian Roper was born in Doncaster.
1941: RAF fly prosthetic leg to prisoner of war pilot Douglas Bader.
1961: Doncaster Rovers player coach/manager Danny Malloy's first game in charge, away at Gillingham.
1989: Manager Billy Bremner's first game back in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Exeter.
2000: Manager Steve Wignall's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, against Nuneaton Borough.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
191 Years Ago Today
Local eccentric and prankster Jemmy Hirst dies.»