Sunday 1st April 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1927: Doncaster was raised to the status of County Borough.
1957: Doncaster comedian Charlie Williams marries his 1st wife Audrey Crump.
1974: South Yorkshire was created as a result of the Local Government Act 1972.
1988: Hickleton Main Colliery closed down after 94+ years of production.
2004: Hatfield colliery ceases production.
2007: Doncaster Rovers win the Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2006-07 3-2 against Bristol Rovers
2012: The South Western cooling tower at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
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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