Monday 3rd September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1934: Gaumont Palace Theatre in Hallgate was opened.
1961: The Grand Theatre was re-opened as a bingo hall.
1966: Doncaster Rovers defender John Purcel Nicholson dies after his car crash 2 days earlier.
1971: Walter Owen Bentley, Doncaster train engineer and founder of Bentley Motors, sadly passed away.
2009: Channel 4 TV series Red Riding first screened, partially filmed in Stainforth.
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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