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1770 – The Dutch rulers cancel the Wesak Poya holiday.
1866 – New railway opened from Ambepussa to Polgahawela.
1904 – New railway Constructed from Kurunegala to Anuradhapura.
1956 – Ceylon Cement factory commissioned.
1957 – Katunayake International Airport is vested in the government.
1969 – State electrical department is converted to Ceylon Electricity Board.
1971 – Ceylon Gem Corporation established.
1993 – Euro organization introduced a Common Currency for its members to establish the political, economic alliance among Euro members.