Saturday 9th December 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1907: Comedian Stan Laurel performed in Mexborough at the Prince of Wales theatre, and stayed overnight at the Montagu Arms.
1942: Scottish Leeds Utd legend and Doncaster Rovers manager Billy Bremner was born in Stirling.
1985: Stainforth wrestler Jack 'The Doncaster Panther' Pye passed away in Blackpool
2006: New stainless steel chimney at DRI erected.
2012: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland marries singer Katie Melua.
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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