Wednesday 10th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1905: The first turf was cut at Brodsworth Colliery.
1996: Mexborough Actor Brian Blessed was climbing Everest when 12 climbers were killed in a blizzard.
2003: Doncaster Rovers win promotion back to the Football League with Francis Tierney's golden goal.
2005: Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours passed away from a heart condition.
2005: Construction started on a 15,000 all-seater community stadium complex to later be named Keepmoat Stadium.
23 Years Ago Today
The Doncaster Rovers Belles win the FA Cup Final, beating Knowsley United 1-0
75 Years Ago Today
Disaster at Barnburgh Colliery after earth tremor kills 4 and seals 14 underground, to be later dramatically rescued.»
106 Years Ago Today
Mexborough's Heavyweight Boxing Champion Iron William Hague loses his title to Billy Wells.»
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