The Singapore Chronicle, the first newspaper in Singapore, was first issued on 1 January 1824. On 30 March 1829, the papers were sold to William Renshaw George. George would later purchase The Singapore Free Press in 1842 which he would sell six years later in 1848 to Abraham Logan who served as its editor between 1845 - 1865.

 


 

On 14 January 1955, the Registrar of Societies rejected students' application to form the Chinese Middle School Students Union. Students cited six reasons for re-consideration. On 30 March 1955, students organised a one-day strike. On 2 April 1955, students sent a petition to the Governor. On 21 April 1955, Chew Swee Kee imposed the condition that if the union is registered, it should not participate in politics or industrial disputes. Registrar approved the registration on 6 October 1955.

 


 

Masjid Tentera Di-Raja, Royal Military Mosque (81 Clementi Road, Singapore 129797), was built in 1961 by Muslim members of the British army, it was officially opened on 30 March 1962 by Yang Di-pertuan Negara, Mr Yusof Ishak. Its majestic position at a hill's summit is further distinguished by its minaret, topped by a gold-painted dome, which encapsulates its rich history. The Mosque was first built with only $100,000 from Muslim soldiers and there is always a mis-conception that the mosque belongs to Malaysia.

 


 

 

This monument, located at HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok, was commissioned by Mr Wong Kan Seng, Minister for Home Affairs on 30 March 1998 in honour of the many heroic feats and the rescue of 17 lives from the collapse of the Hotel New World in March 1986.