Saturday 5th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1929: The first 'talkie' was shown in Doncaster at the Picture House: Al Jolson in The Singing Fool.
1952: Arksey Station was closed to the general public.
2008: Doncaster Rovers beat Leeds United 1-0 at Wembley to win promotion to The Championship.
2008: Martin Winter was expelled from the Labour Party.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
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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