Anderson Bridge, crosses the mouth of the Singapore River, connects Empress Place with Collyer Quay, and is in the Downtown Core located in the Central Region. Governor Sir John Anderson, K.C.M.G. Commander-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements, for which it was named after, declared it officially opened on 12 March 1910. It was built to allow heavy transport including horse and ox carts to cross between the government administrative area on the northern bank and the commercial district (now Raffles Place) on the southern bank of the Singapore River. It remains an iconic link today, connecting the financial district to downtown Singapore.



On 12 March 1927, a clash in the Kreta Ayer neighbourhood between police and largely Hainanese Kuomingtang supporters revealed the strength of leftist influence on the local Chinese population. A memorial service at Happy Valley to mark Sun Yat-sen's death was followed by a procession of Chinese, many of which were young Hainanese Kuomintang members. They crowded Kreta Ayer and sparked disturbances which ensued into a conflict with the police. The police fired into the mobs, killing six people. In the days that followed, incendiary reports by the Chinese led to further riots and agitation until late May 1927.



The MRT system began its inaugural service on 7 November 1987 and was officially launched on 12 March 1988.


The grounds of Istana Kampong Glam which was once the seat of Malay royalty. This area is part of the conservation project of Kampong Glam. On 12 March 1999, it became the Malay Heritage Centre.



The commencement date for Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange (picture) along with the Woodlands extension of the North South Line was on 10 February 1996. It is the first underground interchange and the third biggest bus interchange in Singapore. The old Woodlands Bus Interchange was converted into a terminus, later it was deemed obsolete and ceased operations. Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange, adjacent site along Woodlands Square, to start operations on 12 March 2016. The Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange (兀兰区域巴士转换站) will undergo addition and alteration works as part of the construction for the new Woodlands Station along the Thomson-East Coast Line.