After two months of preparatory work, the Singapore Chinese Medical Society finally held the Founding Assembly and the first general inaugural ceremony of councilors on the 27 October 1946. The Singapore Chinese Medical Society had two objectives: (i) To propagate the Chinese medical principles, to study world medicine, to acquire the specialities of world medicine, to achieve mastery through a comprehensive study of the subject, (ii) To contact with the profession, to study together TCM, to enhance the efficacy of TCM.




Another 'icon', McDonald's, opened the first of many outlets at Liat Towers on 27 October 1979. On opening day at Liat Towers, Orchard Road, we served up the world's highest volume of hamburgers in a single day.



The origins of Sri Ruthra Kaliamman Temple go back to the year 1913 when it was setup as a small shrine, housed in a wooden building at Pasir Panjang Road. Construction work on a new temple at Depot Road started on 27 October 1980 and the consecration was held on 11 September 1983. Its website contains information on its history, deities, services and calendar of events.



Star Wars creator George Lucas' Lucasfilm has opened an animation studio in Singapore on 27 October 2005, its first outside the United States. The studio, named as Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, will participate in the next Star Wars production called "Clone Wars". (CNA)