Saturday 19th August 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1879: Doncaster Rovers were founded at the Guildhall.
1933: 1950's actor Brian Roper was born in Doncaster.
1941: RAF fly prosthetic leg to prisoner of war pilot Douglas Bader.
1961: Doncaster Rovers player coach/manager Danny Malloy's first game in charge, away at Gillingham.
1989: Manager Billy Bremner's first game back in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Exeter.
2000: Manager Steve Wignall's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, against Nuneaton Borough.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
45 Years Ago Today
The Velvet Underground play at Doncaster's Top Rank Theatre.
54 Years Ago Today
Bobby Rydell and Helen Shapiro headline a music concert at The Gaumont.
86 Years Ago Today
Explosion at Bentley Colliery kills 45 miners.»
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