Saturday 25th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1899: Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
1942: After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship.
1973: The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.
1989: Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
1996: Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.
4 Years Ago Today
A shiny plaque is erected in Mexborough at the childhood home of poet Ted Hughes.»
22 Years Ago Today
The Dons played their last game at Tattersfield.
274 Years Ago Today
Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, was born in Marham.»
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