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.
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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