Thursday 9th August 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1833: Owston and Doncaster's political radical and chief druid Godfrey Higgins passed away.
1941: World War II Hero Pilot Douglas Bader was shot down by the Germans and taken prisoner.
1958: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) closed.
2008: Rugby legend Ellery Hanley resigns as coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
20 Years Ago Today
Doncaster-born Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison passed away in Amersham.»
55 Years Ago Today
England's most capped female footballer Gillian Coulthard was born in Thorne.»
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