1620 - 1691

the mayflower sailed for 9 weeks and one day

great fire of london

1666 - 1700

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September 1666.

revolutionary war us

1775 - 1783

The Continental Congress appointed George Washington to take command of the militia. Later, he was appointed as commander-in-chief of the newly formed Continental Army, as well as coordinating state militia units

singapore independence from britain

july 4, 1776

By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain.

Millennium bridge london

1998 - June 2002

Londoners nicknamed the bridge the "Wobbly Bridge" after pedestrians felt unexpected swaying motion. The bridge was closed later on opening day and, after two days of limited access, it was closed for almost two years while modifications were made to eliminate the motion. It reopened in 2002.

usa twin tower terrorist attack

september 11 2001

terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage and $3 trillion in total costs.

singapore's first race in singapore


building of the shard london

March 2009 - 30 March 2012

the shard is Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) high, the Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom.

opening of marina bay sands

June 24,2010