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On This Day in Doncaster History: Donny Anniversaries

It all happened here on the streets of Doncaster, to the people of Donny, these are the historic events that happened here once upon a time in our history:

27th September 1976The Sex Pistols play at Doncaster Outlook on their first nationwide tour..
27th September 1948Askern Railway Station closed for passengers.
28th September 2008Rugby legend Ellery Hanley resigns as coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
28th September 1914The Picture House opened on the High Street.
28th September 1836Thomas Crapper was baptised after birth in Waterside, Thorne.»
29th September 2013After 22 years in the top flight the Doncaster Belles are controversially relegated by the WFA.»
29th September 1956Doncaster Rovers hero Alick Jeffrey hits a hat trick away at Bury.»
29th September 1349Richard Rolle, the hermit of Hampole died.»
30th September 2013After forced relegation John Buckley leaves the Doncaster Belles after 10 years as manager.»
30th September 1967The Museum of South Yorkshire Life officially opened at Cusworth Hall.»
30th September 1932The Bawtry Dramatic Society formed by Eileen Peake from Bawtry Hall.
30th September 1811Famous actress Sarah Siddons plays the first of several dates at Doncaster's Theatre Royal.
1st October 1974South Yorkshire radio station Radio Hallam broadcasts for the first time.
1st October 1941Widespread flooding in Doncaster for a few weeks after extremely high levels in River Don..»
1st October 1912Coal pit sinking record has been established at Askern Colliery, 9 months to reach 565 yards.
1st October 1866Stainforth railway station closed.
2nd October 1948Doncaster Rovers v Hull City sees 37,099 turn up at Belle Vue.
2nd October 1470King Edward was outnumbered and almost captured by John Neville at Doncaster.

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