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.
8 Years Ago Today
Doncaster pensioners Alan Stringer and Wally Jinks win £2m on the National Lottery.
28 Years Ago Today
A mother and 2 children were killed in an accident on the Carr Lane level crossing.
142 Years Ago Today
Sir Nigel Gresley, Locomotive Engineer of The Mallard and Flying Scotsman was born.»
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