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.
6 Years Ago Today
Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
155 Years Ago Today
After 2 years work the massive new organ by Edmund Schulze at St Georges Church had its own dedicated service.»
161 Years Ago Today
The newly established Hyde Park Cemetary formally consecrated.
241 Years Ago Today
The first ever St Leger horse race was run at Doncaster, winner was Allabaculia.
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