On 5 December 1964 saw the first post colonial archery club in Singapore called ‘Singapore Bowmen’. They had their archery practice at the Singapore Gun Club. The Singapore Bowmen was subsequently renamed Singapore Company of Archers, and finally ‘Archery Club of Singapore’.


The last day of operation of Singapore Traction Company’s buses was 5 December 1971.




The Inaugural Official Singapore Marathon was first established as a Biennial event in 1982. The open event (open to all runners) race had only one category, the (Full) Marathon 42.195KM was held on 5 December 1982, with a flag-off time of 07:00 AM.