Sunday 1st July 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1856: The first passenger train arrives at Thorne railway station.
1936: An international air service was opened at Doncaster Airfield to Amsterdam.
1953: Arsenal and Ipswich footballer Alan Sunderland was born in Conisbrough.
2006: Stainton-born cricketing legend Freddie Trueman passed away.
50 Years Ago Today
Doncaster athlete Norman Hallows, who won a 1500m bronze medal at the London 1908 Olympics sadly passed away.»
109 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Racecourse held the UK's first aviation meeting.»
232 Years Ago Today
The first mail coach runs from London to the North via a change of horses at the Red Lion in Doncaster.
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