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Madras was founded The English get Madras Patnam From Ayyapa Naicker Francis Day and Cogan Landed with 25 Europeans Foundation laid for Fort St.Geage Triplicane annexed to the city Foundation laid for St.Mary's Church in Fort St.George St.Mary's Church Completed Madras City Municipal Corporation inaugurated. Egmore,Purasawalkam and Tondiarpet annexed to the city Thiruvottiyur,Nungambakkam,Vyasarpady,Kottivakkam and Sathangadu-5 neighboring Villages annexed wall built around black town. First Printing Press erected in Madras Chintadripet was Formed Veperi,Perimet,Peruambar and Pudupakkam annexed to the city. The french return Madras to the English.Santhome and mylapore annexed to the city. French Commander Lawly Siege Madras.

French Siege Ended. Hyder Ali's First invasion. Chepauk Palace Built by Nawab of Arcot. Hyder Ali's Second invasion. Veerappillai Appointed as first Kotthawal-Hence the name Kotthawal Chavadi Fort St.Geroge repaired and attains the present shape. The First Newspaper-Madras Courier was Started. First Post Office Triplicane's Big Mosque-Walajah Mosque was built. Madras Literary society. Board of Public Instructions. First Commercial Bank-Madras Bank First Censes in the City Population 39,785. Madras Club Founded Fist Survey School inaugurated. Later developed as Engineering college. First medical College.

Later become Madras Christan College Ice House was built-Ice brought from America Through Ships was stored here later named as vivekananda house. First Light House. Pachaiappan School started.Later renamed Pachaiappa's College. Museum formed Zoo Formed University Board formed. First Railway-Royapuram to Arcot. Madras University Founded. President College built Attempt to provide protected water Supply. First Birth Registered. Madras Mail Newspaper founded. Cosmopolitan club founded. University Senate House built. Great Famine-Buckingham Canal Dug. The Hindu Newspaper founded.

First Telephone. Marina Beach road formed. Indian National Congress meet at Madras. Connemera Public Library founded. High Court Building Foundation Laid. First car-Mr.A.J.Boag,Director of Parry& co,Drove the car on city roads. First Tram car. FirstTamil Newspaper-Swadesamitran. Port Trust formed. Indian bank founded. King Insititue , Guindy Founded Water mains and drainage formed. Street Lights introduced. Kilpauk wter work's inaugurated. Endon Bombardment-Endon german fighter vessel bombarded the sea shore and disappeared-First world war. First Aerplane-Simpson & Co.,arranged for the trial flight School of indian medicine.

Loyola college First Bus Transport First broadcasting station founded at Ripon Building's complex. First Mayor-raja Sir.Muthiah Chettiyar. All India Radio Formed and Broadcasting from Ripon buildings ceased. Second world war-Evacuation of Madras. Japanese Fighter Plane dropped bombs on city and Disappeared. Mambalam,Saidapet,Govt.Farm,Puliyur,Kodambakkam,Saligramam,Adyar&Alandur Villages which formed part of saidapet Municipality were annexed to the city. Aminjikarai,Periyakudal,Maduvankarai Villages which formed part of aminjikarai panchayat board were annexed. Indian National Flag hoisted over fort.st.george. Nehru Stadium Gandhi Mandapam formed. Guindy Children's Park. World Tamil Congress. Snake Park. Madras Metropolitian Development Authority.

Rajaji Mandapam Madras Telivision Centre Kamaraj Mandapam Valluvar Kottam New Light house Madras Metropolitian water Supply and sewage Board. Madras Reaches the persent stage. Zoo Shifted to Vandalur Periyur Science Park. Birla Planetarium. Madras is renamed Chennai MRTS (Metro Train) Tidel Park Be Positive 24 (The Guys who designed this) AR Rahman wins Two Oscars For Slumdog Millionaire. Chennai Super Kings Win IPL 3.

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