Ø The Government of St. Kitts/Nevis and Nova Scotia Canada signed Tele-health agreement on Monday 20th October, 1997.
Ø Easter Monday 1950 stamped at Brimstone Hill.
Ø Queen Mary2 docked at Port Zante on Thursday 13th December, 2004 for the first time (1132ft long ship).
Ø American Airline (AA) landed in St. Kitts on November 3rd, 2004.
Ø Edmond Ross built the St. Kitts Breweries in 1960.
Ø The Courthouse was burned down on 1st September, 1981.
Ø Clara Walters was the first female Customs Officer in Nevis.
Ø Marcus Garvey landed in St. Kitts on Tuesday 2nd November, 1937 on board S/S “Lady Nelson” and made speech at MIS Hall in Market Street.
Ø The Cable was established in 1983.
Ø Cingular Wireless started operation in St. Kitts on 22nd April, 2005.
Ø Dr. Sun Tan Chen Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of China on Taiwan (ROC) visited St. Kitts.
Ø The Cable received a license to provide a fixed public and telecommunications network and service.
Ø Premier Robert L. Bradshaw died on 23rd May, 1978.
Ø Pall Mall Square was renamed Independence Square when St. Kitts/Nevis gained political Independence from Britain on September 19th, September, 1983.
Ø Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park was designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO in October, 2000.
Ø Warner Park was officially open in 1928.
Ø Government acquired first Primary School Building (Sandy Point Boys School) in 1929.
Ø Post Office was established in 1860.
Ø Charlestown Court House was destroyed by fire in 1873.
Ø Flood in Basseterre on 11 & 12 January, 1880.
Ø Telephone system installed in Basseterre in 1890.
Ø Royal Bank of Canada commenced operation in 1915.
Ø The Pacific Cable Board Wireless and Cable Office open in Basseterre in 1925.
Ø Pall Mall Square (Independence Square) was the of a slave market.
Ø Dieppe BayTown was the Protestant French commercial capital in the late 16th century.
Ø March 21st, 1894 Lady Haynes-Smith laid corner stone to the Treasury (National Museum).
Ø Mount Misery was renamed Mount Liamuiga when St. Kitts/Nevis gained political Independence from Britain on September 19th, 1983.
Ø Central Sugar Factory was erected in Kittstoddarts in 1912.
Ø Pogson Hospital Sandy Point) opened in 1867 named in honour of Mr. Edward Pogson then owner of Bourkes Estate.
Ø St. Johnson Village School was renamed the Dr. William Connor Primary School in May, 1988.
Ø West Indies Court of appeal started in 1919.
Ø St. Kitts-Nevis Grammar School opens in 1860 with Rev. Henry Read. M.A 1st Headmaster.
Ø Income Tax introduced in 1922.
Ø Public Health Department established in 1918.
Ø The first Cricket Test Match at Warner Park was played between the West Indies and India from 22nd- 26th June, 2006. Indian pace bowler Munaf Patel sent down the historic first ball to West Indies opener Chris Gayle. http://content-wi.cricinfo.com/wivind/engine/match/239922.html
The first One-Day International was held on May 23, 2006 at Warner Park. West Indies beat India by four wickets. http://content-wi.cricinfo.com/ci/content/match/239917.html
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