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Singapore History Timeline

1300 - 1700
  • (1300) Port of Temasek (modern Singapore) was founded by Prince Sang Nila Utama of Srivijaya (Malay Empire)
  • (1414) Temasek became part of Sultanate of Malacca British
  • (1955) Labor Front won majority of seats in election; David Saul Marshall became first Chief Minister of Singapore
  • (1955) Government began Central Provident Fund, a compulsory social security savings plan, requiring contributions from employees and employers
  • (1956) David Saul Marshall appealed to the Malaysia Agreement signed between leaders of Malaya, Singapore, Sabah and Sarawak

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This page was last updated on May 3, 2017.