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.
15 Years Ago Today
Donnygate pair Hughes and Birks jailed.
62 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers defender and comedian Charlie Williams scores his only Rovers goal.»
76 Years Ago Today
Lynda Baron (Nurse Gladys Emanuel) was born in Urmston, Manchester.
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