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.
31 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Mackay's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Southend.
34 Years Ago Today
Footballer Chris Brown, who rejoined Doncaster Rovers in 2011, was born in Doncaster.
163 Years Ago Today
The first train arrives on new tracks at Thorne railway station.
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