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Robin of Sherwood actor Mark Ryan was born in Doncaster.»


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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:

7th June 1956Robin of Sherwood actor Mark Ryan was born in Doncaster.»
8th June 2006The new Frenchgate Centre extension and new transport interchange opened to the public.
8th June 1935The last Doncaster tram ran on the Brodsworth route, bringing to an end over 33 years of tramway operations in the town.
9th June 2011Tracy Chandler, Doncaster Rovers Mascot Donny Dog reinstated after sacking for lingerie shoot.
9th June 1995Mystery fireball and lights seen in the sky over Bentley and Hexthorpe.»
10th June 2012The North Eastern cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
10th June 2007Doncaster Rugby League Club's record defeat 90-4 vs Widnes.
10th June 1912The first sod cut at Rossington Colliery.
11th June 1918Footballer Joe Harvey was born in Edlington, he was Newcastle United's longest serving captain & manager.
12th June 1950Doncaster's Hall Cross Monument is given Grade II listed status.»
13th June 1503Henry VII's daughter stopped and stayed in Doncaster on way to become Queen of James IV in Scotland.»

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