Friday 1st September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson crashes his car in Warmsworth, he dies 2 days later, Alick Jeffrey survives.
1972: David Bowie plays at Doncaster's Rank Theatre on his Ziggy Stardust tour.
1991: The Dons Rugby team beat Nottingham City a club record 88-6 in the first game of the 3rd division of the rugby League.
2009: British and European Lightweight boxing champion Billy Thompson sadly passed away in Thurnscoe.
2012: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland marries singer Katie Melua.
9 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Taekwondo champion Sarah Stevenson takes bronze in Beijing Olympics after her opponent was controversially disqualified.»
20 Years Ago Today
England and Doncaster Belles captain Gillian Coultard makes her 100th appearance for England Ladies.»
105 Years Ago Today
Cadeby Colliery disaster relief fund set up to support families and widows.»
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