On 28 April 1934, the Association Internationale des Skål Clubs (A.I.S.C.) was formed. The sub-title of this Association – Amicale de Professionnels de Tourisme – was later changed to Association de Professionnels de Tourisme, to reflect the changing face of the Association.



Singapore Airlines on 28 April 1983 took delivery of the first Boeing 747-300 aircraft. It was aptly called the 'Big Top' because of the stretched upper deck that was dedicated to Business class.




Woodlands Civic Centre as a one-stop service centre to serve the administrative needs of residents living in the north. The place also houses SATA CommHealth Woodlands and the Woodlands Regional Library, one of the largest neighbourhood libraries in Singapore. The library was completed at a cost of S$60 million and was officially opened on 28 April 2001 by Tony Tan (Dr), Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Defence and Member of Parliament for Sembawang GRC. On the following day, when the library opened to the public, it registered a record of 100,000 visitors and 19,000 loans.



On 28 April 2015, the $46 million Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) officially opened. The museum is housed in an unique boulder-like building designed by local architect Mok Wei Wei (W Architects) on the campus of the National University of Singapore.