Monday 2nd October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1470: King Edward was outnumbered and almost captured by John Neville at Doncaster.
1910: Everton goalkeeper Ted Sagar was born and grew up in Thorne.
1910: North Bridge officially opened for vehicle traffic only.
1910: World War II Hero Pilot Douglas Bader was born.
1910: Chequer Road Girls High School foundation stone laid by Alderman HH Birkinshaw
1948: Doncaster Rovers v Hull City sees 37,099 turn up at Belle Vue.
50 Years Ago Today
Intake teacher John Sherwood wins a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the Mexico Olympics.»
76 Years Ago Today
The badge of HMS Lightning, Doncaster's adopted warship, is presented to Doncaster Council.»
109 Years Ago Today
The pioneering Windham Tractor Monoplane is broken by pilot Captain Walter George Windham when he sits in it.»
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