Friday 9th November 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1811: Famous actress Sarah Siddons plays the first of several dates at Doncaster's Theatre Royal.
2002: Doncaster Rovers saviour John Ryan sold his cosmetic surgery business Transform for £20m.
2009: Demolition of Doncaster Odeon on Hallgate begins, before a new £10m casino development starts.
2011: Doncaster's Superbike Racer Jamie Toseland announces his retirement from racing.
2011: Doncaster Rovers sack manager Sean O'Driscoll and immediately hire Dean Saunders.
2011: Dean Saunders first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, with a 1-0 win at home to Crystal Palace.
2013: Doncaster Rovers chairman John Ryan resigns from the board.
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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