Thursday 8th February 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1861: Heavy flooding all down the River Don reported in Historical Notices of Doncaster in 1868.
1902: Station Road officially opened, and acted as Doncaster's tram terminus.
1940: Doncaster's record breaking cyclist Roy Cromack was born.
1956: Doncaster Actress and drama teacher Margo Gunn was born.
1975: Manager Stan Anderson's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Torquay.
2002: Nobel prize winner Renowned chemist George Porter passed away aged 81.
25 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Belles top scorer Karen Walker scores hat trick for England Ladies against Slovenia.
36 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers beat Reading 7-5, Kerry Dixon got 4.
89 Years Ago Today
Ronnie Barker from Open All Hours was born in Bedford.
158 Years Ago Today
St John the Evangelist's Church, Cadeby, was consecreted.
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