Friday 12th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1926: General Strike riot at Hatfield Main as 1000 miner's go on strike - 70 arrested.
1977: Punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees play Doncaster Outlook.
1985: Police arrest 70+ at Hatfield Main colliery during the strike years.
2005: Doncaster MP and former chancellor Anthony Barber passed away in Suffolk.
2005: Doncaster Lakers manager Tony Miller died aged just 41.
2006: Boxer Prince Naseem Hamed was sent to Doncaster Prison for dangerous driving.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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