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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:

22nd October 1999Group 4 lose contract to run Doncaster Prison.
22nd October 1985Manager Dave Cusack's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Swansea
22nd October 1962Billy Fury and Marty Wilde play Doncaster's Rank Theatre.
22nd October 1921Ballet dancer and teacher John Field was born in Doncaster.»
22nd October 1004Anglo-Saxon nobleman Wulfric Spot mentions Doncaster in his will.
23rd October 2010Doncaster family Les Holmes, and sons Mark and Ian, win 6.7 on National Lottery.
23rd October 2003Mexborough comedian and actor Tony Capstick sadly passed away.»
23rd October 1943Percy Jackson Grammar School is opened by Sir Fred Clarke.»
23rd October 1905The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
25th October 1992Ken Richardson advertises Belle Vue for sale in the Daily Telegraph.»
26th October 1991Manager Billy Bremner's last game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Cardiff.»
26th October 1963Billy Fury and Joe Brown play at the Gaumont in Doncaster.
26th October 1907The first coal comes up from Brodsworth Colliery.

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