The first Botanic Garden was started by Stamford Raffles in 1822 on Bukit Larangan, later known as Government Hill (Fort Canning). Raffles instructed Farquhar that a Botanic and Experimental Garden be set up on Government Hill; an area of 48 acres was allotted for this purpose. The Botanic and Experimental Garden was started on the north and north-east slopes of Fort Canning and included the present site of the National Museum, the former National Library location, the Armenian Church and the Anglo-Chinese School, Coleman Street. In August 1819 after Raffles had returned to Bencoolen he sent to Farquhar 125 nutmeg plants, 1,000 nutmeg seeds and 450 clover plants and seeds to be planted in the allotted area. The man Raffles appointed to supervise the Botanic and Experimental Garden was Dr Nathaniel Wallich, a Dane, born in Copenhagen. In Singapore Dr Wallich became a prominent resident. He served on the Land Allotment Committee in 1822. Mount Wallich (named after Dr Wallich) next to the present Ministry of National Development Building was cut down to provide the soil to reclaim what is today Raffles Place (Commercial Square), Cecil Street, Robinson Road and Shenton Way. The Botanic and Experimental Garden, was a failure. It was abandoned after 30 June 1829. The main reason given was that it was not economical. It cost the settlement $60 per month to upkeep it.

 


 

The College of Gerneral Practitioners Singapore was officially inaugurated on 30 June 1971, by a group of family physicians in Singapore who wanted an institution to enshrine and promote the values and ideals of family medicine.

 


 

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is the national carrier of Singapore. It was incorporated as Mercury Singapore Airlines on 28 January 1972 before it was renamed Singapore Airlines on 30 June 1972.

 


 

 

This National Stadium was officially closed on 30 June 2007 to make way for the new S$1.87 billion Singapore Sports Hub.

 


 

A historic chapter closed on 30 June 2011 at the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. Seven trains, bound for Malaysia, made their final journey from this station. All 91 staff members of the Malayan railway took the last train out at 11 pm. At the stroke of midnight, Singapore took ownership of the station.

 


 

The National Stadium is a stadium replacing the old stadium in Kallang, Singapore. It opened on 30 June 2014.