Saturday 3rd June 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1851: Great Northern Railway committee vote against Peterborough in favour of Doncaster as place for the General Rail Repair Shop.
1912: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) opened.
2012: Sir Nigel Gresley Square is officially opened.
6 Years Ago Today
Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
155 Years Ago Today
After 2 years work the massive new organ by Edmund Schulze at St Georges Church had its own dedicated service.»
161 Years Ago Today
The newly established Hyde Park Cemetary formally consecrated.
241 Years Ago Today
The first ever St Leger horse race was run at Doncaster, winner was Allabaculia.
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