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.
11 Years Ago Today
Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
50 Years Ago Today
Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
55 Years Ago Today
The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
74 Years Ago Today
DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.»
122 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.»
131 Years Ago Today
Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.»
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