Wednesday 8th December 2021
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1688: King James II changes the town's charter again, giving Doncaster it's 3rd mayor in a year!
1864: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boole, who taught in Doncaster, passed away in Cork.
1912: Cadeby Colliery disaster relief fund set up to support families and widows.
1981: The Doncaster Power Signal Box (PSB) officially opened to help British Rail modernise.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
9 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers lose cruelly to Portsmouth 4-3 and are relegated to League One.