Friday 18th May 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1733: First record of mining in Bella Wood, Hickleton, by a Mr Pymont.
1905: Montagu Hospital in Mexbrough was officially opened by James Montagu.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
6 Years Ago Today
The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
18 Years Ago Today
Manager Steve Wignall's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, against Nuneaton Borough.
29 Years Ago Today
Manager Billy Bremner's first game back in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Exeter.»
57 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers player coach/manager Danny Malloy's first game in charge, away at Gillingham.
77 Years Ago Today
RAF fly prosthetic leg to prisoner of war pilot Douglas Bader.»
85 Years Ago Today
1950's actor Brian Roper was born in Doncaster.
139 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Rovers were founded at the Guildhall.
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