Saturday 1st September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson crashes his car in Warmsworth, he dies 2 days later, Alick Jeffrey survives.
1972: David Bowie plays at Doncaster's Rank Theatre on his Ziggy Stardust tour.
1991: The Dons Rugby team beat Nottingham City a club record 88-6 in the first game of the 3rd division of the rugby League.
2009: British and European Lightweight boxing champion Billy Thompson sadly passed away in Thurnscoe.
2012: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland marries singer Katie Melua.
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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