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.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Prison opened for prisoners.
96 Years Ago Today
Prolific Doncaster Rovers Striker Clarrie Jordan was born in South Kirkby.
242 Years Ago Today
Benjamin Huntsman, Doncaster-born Sheffield steel pioneer passed away.»
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