Friday 6th October 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1859: 7 year old boy killed by a train between Denaby and Mexborough.
1958: Bawtry Station was closed to the general public.
1958: Rossington Station was closed to then general public.
1985: The last episode of Open All Hours was broadcast; The Mystical Boudoir Of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel.
2010: Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
2010: First ever camel race at Doncaster Racecourse held.
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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