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.
25 Years Ago Today
The first ever Sunday race meeting at Doncaster Racecourse
81 Years Ago Today
Actress Mary Millar, Keeping Up Appearances, was born in Doncaster.»
373 Years Ago Today
Tickhill Castle surrendered to John Lilburne and his dragoon of Manchester soldiers.
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