Friday 8th February 2019
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1861: Heavy flooding all down the River Don reported in Historical Notices of Doncaster in 1868.
1902: Station Road officially opened, and acted as Doncaster's tram terminus.
1940: Doncaster's record breaking cyclist Roy Cromack was born.
1956: Doncaster Actress and drama teacher Margo Gunn was born.
1975: Manager Stan Anderson's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Torquay.
2002: Nobel prize winner Renowned chemist George Porter passed away aged 81.
23 Years Ago Today
Police raided offices at Belle Vue and Ken Richardson was arrested with conspiracy to burn down the mainstand.»
30 Years Ago Today
Manager Joe Kinnear's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Scarborough.
46 Years Ago Today
The first ever pilot of Doncaster filmed tv sitcom Open All Hours was broadcast, on BBC2.»
77 Years Ago Today
After an immense fundraising effort Doncaster adopt's a warship. »
120 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's Theatre Royal closed its door after a performance of Behind the Mask.
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