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.
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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