Thrissur Historical Timeline
The town of Thrissur has a number of significant events which have changed Thrissur over the years.
St Thomas builds the first church in South Asia, the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.
Cheraman Juma Masjid constructed by Malik lbn Dinar, the first mosque in South Asia.
Chettuva attacked by Dutch.
Zamorin’s attack of Thrissur.
Tipu Sultan’s attack of Thrissur.
Sakthan Thampuran became the king of Cochins.
Sakthan Thampuran made modifications to the Thrissur town.
Sakthan Thampuran initiated the world famous Thrissur Pooram.
Mart Mariam Big Church construction at Thrissur.
John Gould prepared the first known map of Thrissur.
St. Thomas College, Thrissur was established.
Mahatma Gandhi visited Thrissur for the first time.
Mar 18, 1925
Thrissur municipality was established.
Jul 1, 1940
Thrissur district was formed.
Jul 1, 1949
Pope John Paul II visits Thrissur City.
Feb 7, 1986
Thrissur Municipal Corporation was established.
Oct 2, 1996