Saturday 8th December 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1688: King James II changes the town's charter again, giving Doncaster it's 3rd mayor in a year!
1864: Father of computing, mathematician and inventor of algebra George Boole, who taught in Doncaster, passed away in Cork.
1912: Cadeby Colliery disaster relief fund set up to support families and widows.
1981: The Doncaster Power Signal Box (PSB) officially opened to help British Rail modernise.
2012: The middle 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
2012: The last 2 cooling towers at Thorpe Marsh Power Station is spectacularly demolished.
46 Years Ago Today
David Bowie plays at Doncaster's Rank Theatre on his Aladdin Sane tour.
55 Years Ago Today
The Windsor Cinema was officially closed, and later demolished.
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