Friday 11th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1947: A train collision at Balby junction causes 18 fatalities and 118 injured.
1968: Percy Jackson Grammar School closes (to be reborn the following day as Adwick School).
1997: Doncaster Rovers go down to their largest League Cup defeat 0-8 at home to Nottingham Forest.
2008: The Ramada Encore hotel opens at Robin Hood Airport.
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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