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.
17 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
55 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
75 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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