Sunday 5th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1985: Miner's Strike begins with mineworkers at Cortonwood Colliery near Barnsley striking.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
2005: Doncaster was granted FairTrade town status.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Belles top scorer Karen Walker scores hat trick for England Ladies against Slovenia.
35 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers beat Reading 7-5, Kerry Dixon got 4.
88 Years Ago Today
Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours was born in Bedford.
157 Years Ago Today
St John the Evangelist's Church, Cadeby, was consecreted.
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