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.
149 Years Ago Today
Doncaster train driver John Jackson fell under a train while oiling his engine and was killed.
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