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.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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