Monday 1st October 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1866: Stainforth railway station closed.
1910: Flush toilet pioneer Thomas Crapper passed away and was buried in Elmers End.
1912: Coal pit sinking record has been established at Askern Colliery, 9 months to reach 565 yards.
1941: Widespread flooding in Doncaster for a few weeks after extremely high levels in River Don..
1974: South Yorkshire radio station Radio Hallam broadcasts for the first time.
2010: St Edmund's Church in Sprotborough has it's final service.
2010: Paul Chambers tweets about blowing up Doncaster Airport, and is later arrested.
42 Years Ago Today
Punk legends The Sex Pistols play at The Outlook Club in Doncaster.
765 Years Ago Today
King Henry III grants a Thursday market to Geoffrey Luterell to be held at his manor in Hooton Pagnell.
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