Kallang Airport was officially opened on 12 June 1937. Wearne's Air Service started Malaya's first internal air service, linking Singapore with towns in Peninsula Malaysia. Malayan Airway Ltd (MAL) was registered but war intervened before it received any aircraft. (Source: CAAS).




Singapore issued her first series of currency, "the Orchid" series on 12 June 1967.



Singapore’s first professional dance company, the Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT), was set up in 1987 by Goh Soo Khim and Anthony Then. Nonetheless, the company managed to overcome the initial difficulties and presented its well-received debut on 12 June 1988 at the Victoria Theatre, as part of the Singapore Festival of Arts.