Thursday 1st November 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1829: Christ Church's first public service after opening.
1915: Boyd QC actor Michael Dennison was born in Doncaster.
1937: New Honeymooner's train The Glass Age Express launched in Doncaster.
1938: 616 (South Yorkshire) fighter Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force was formed.
1938: Newly formed No. 616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron are based at Doncaster.
1996: Brassed Off, the film about Grimethorpe Colliery Band, was released.
2011: Doncaster Rovers striker Billy Sharp heroically scores 3 days after the tragic death of his 2 day old son.
2012: Doncaster's North Bridge is re-opened early after 10 years closed.
50 Years Ago Today
Intake teacher John Sherwood wins a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the Mexico Olympics.»
76 Years Ago Today
The badge of HMS Lightning, Doncaster's adopted warship, is presented to Doncaster Council.»
109 Years Ago Today
The pioneering Windham Tractor Monoplane is broken by pilot Captain Walter George Windham when he sits in it.»
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