The Singapore Traction Company’s trolley bus service commenced on 14 August 1926, plying a route between Joo Chiat Road and Tanjong Pagar. By 1929, the company had 90 trolley buses serving 19 routes, as well as motor buses.





The Scotts Holdings, a well-known Singapore corporation with business interests in serviced apartments, shopping centres and property investments, opened Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence, The Ascott Singapore on 14 August 1984.




Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony was held on 14 August 2010 at The Float@Marina Bay. Described as "The Best Show on Earth in 2010" by the organizers, local talents and over 5000 young performers will transform the floating stage into a dazzling show of music and colour.