Saturday 1st April 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1927: Doncaster was raised to the status of County Borough.
1957: Doncaster comedian Charlie Williams marries his 1st wife Audrey Crump.
1974: South Yorkshire was created as a result of the Local Government Act 1972.
1988: Hickleton Main Colliery closed down after 94+ years of production.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
2007: Doncaster Rovers win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2006-07 3-2 against Bristol Rovers
2012: The South Western cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
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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