Franklin Gimson was installed as the first governor of Singapore on 3 April 1946.



Bro. Noel. became the Director of the Holy Innocents’ English School and he set up a committee on 3 April 1955 to raise funds to further extend the school. Within three years the extension was completed. In 1959 Holy Innocents’ English School was renamed Montfort School in honour of the Founder, St Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, of the Gabrielite Brothers.



Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd started operations on 3 April 1983 with 37 buses plying on two services - Services 160 and 167, serving Woodlands/Sembawang corridors. Today, its network and bus fleet have expanded. It now has more than 600 buses on 53 routes with areas of operations mainly in the northern part of Singapore, namely Yishun, Woodlands, Bukit Panjang, Cho Chu Kang, Sembawang, Simpang and Bukit Batok New Towns.




On 3 April 2008, it was reported by The Strait's Times, that the Capitol building will be redeveloped along with its stretch of adjoining buildings - Stamford House, Capitol Building and Capitol Centre - in 2009. The former Capitol Centre is now the site of Neue, a four-storey building with stores of new-to-market fashion and beauty brands such as Japanese fashion label 45R and Finnish lifestyle brand Marimekko, along with multi-label boutiques Manifesto and Julie Nicole. The flagship stores of Singapore's top local designers such as MAX.TAN, SABRINAGOH and The Reckless Shop, can also be found here.