Tuesday 4th September 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1709: Sir Godfrey Copley dies, the organ he donated to St Mary's Church remains at time he died.
1849: The railway line between Retford and Doncaster was first opened at 6pm.
1909: Mexborough's Heavyweight boxer Iron William Hague sensationally knocks out Jim Moir in the 1st round to become England's Heavyweight Champion.
1967: Barnby Dun Station was closed to the general public.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
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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