Sunday 3rd September 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1934: Gaumont Palace Theatre in Hallgate was opened.
1961: The Grand Theatre was re-opened as a bingo hall.
1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson dies after his car crash 2 days earlier.
1971: Walter Owen Bentley, Doncaster train engineer and founder of Bentley Motors, sadly passed away.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
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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