Thursday 5th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1968: Doncaster Decoy was the last train to stop at Warmsworth Station
1980: Double Superbike World Champion James Toseland was born in Doncaster.
1985: Conisbrough's rock drummer Brian Keenan died of a heart attack.
1992: The town of Doncaster was twinned with the town of Wilmington in USA.
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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