1936 – Born on the 22nd of January in Singapore.
1950 – He studied in Chung Cheng Primary School and The Chinese High School.
1985 – He was a champion of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system.
– He became the 2nd Deputy Prime Minister.
1993 – He ran for the presidency under PAP’s endorsement.
– He became embroiled in a dispute with the government over the access of information regarding Singapore’s financial reserves.
1999 – He decided not to run for a second term as president.
2002 – He died on the 8th of February in Singapore.