Sunday 9th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1604: Doncaster Borough Charter from King James I establishes town council.
1912: Double disaster at Cadeby Colliery, 35 dead then 53 of the rescue party killed hours later.
1969: Premier League Footballer Leigh Jenkinson was born in Thorne, and went on to be capped for Wales.
45 Years Ago Today
The Velvet Underground play at Doncaster's Top Rank Theatre.
54 Years Ago Today
Bobby Rydell and Helen Shapiro headline a music concert at The Gaumont.
86 Years Ago Today
Explosion at Bentley Colliery kills 45 miners.»
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