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.
320 Years Ago Today
Terrible flooding from huge snow melt all areas by River Don, River banks destroyed at Thorne.»
635 Years Ago Today
King Richard II signs the town's second charter, for Danecastre.
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