Sunday 1st October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1866: Stainforth railway station closed.
1910: Flush toilet pioneer Thomas Crapper passed away and was buried in Elmers End.
1912: Coal pit sinking record has been established at Askern Colliery, 9 months to reach 565 yards.
1941: Widespread flooding in Doncaster for a few weeks after extremely high levels in River Don..
1974: South Yorkshire radio station Radio Hallam broadcasts for the first time.
2010: St Edmund's Church in Sprotborough has it's final service.
2010: Paul Chambers tweets about blowing up Doncaster Airport, and is later arrested.
24 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Belles top scorer Karen Walker scores hat trick for England Ladies against Slovenia.
35 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers beat Reading 7-5, Kerry Dixon got 4.
88 Years Ago Today
Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours was born in Bedford.
157 Years Ago Today
St John the Evangelist's Church, Cadeby, was consecreted.
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