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  • Selangor, Malaysia
    Tuesday Mar 17, 1925
    St. Patrick's Day

    St Patrick's Society of Selangor

    Selangor, Malaysia
    Tuesday Mar 17, 1925

    In Malaysia, the St Patrick's Society of Selangor, founded in 1925, organizes a yearly St Patrick's Ball, described as the biggest St Patrick's Day celebration in Asia. Guinness Anchor Berhad also organizes 36 parties across the country in places like the Klang Valley, Penang, Johor Bahru, Malacca, Ipoh, Kuantan, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, and Kuching.




  • British Malaya
    Monday Dec 8, 1941
    World War II

    Malayan campaign

    British Malaya
    Monday Dec 8, 1941

    The Malayan campaign was a military campaign fought by Allied and Axis forces in Malaya, from 8 December 1941 – 31 January 1942, The Japanese had air and naval supremacy from the opening days of the campaign. For the British, Indian, Australian and Malayan forces defending the colony, the campaign was a total disaster, the Japanese occupied Malaya.




  • Batu Kitang, Malaysia
    Tuesday Aug 5, 1952
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    First known Sarawak Communist Organisation operation

    Batu Kitang, Malaysia
    Tuesday Aug 5, 1952

    First known Sarawak Communist Organisation operation was an assault on the Batu Kitang bazaar on 5 August 1952.




  • Limbang, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Thursday Dec 13, 1962
    Brunei revolt

    The Marines Were Transported To Limbang

    Limbang, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Thursday Dec 13, 1962

    After acquiring two landing craft, the Marines were transported to Limbang by Royal Navy crews led by Captain Black (who later commanded HMS Invincible during the Falklands War) and staged their arrival at dawn, 13 December.




  • Tebedu, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Friday Apr 12, 1963
    Brunei revolt

    Capturing The Police Station at Tebedu

    Tebedu, Sarawak, Malaysia
    Friday Apr 12, 1963

    On 12 April, the police station at Tebedu in the 1st Division of Sarawak was attacked and captured. The attackers had come from Kalimantan. This marked the beginning of Confrontation.




  • Sarawak, Malaysia
    Monday Mar 30, 1964
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    Sarawak People's Guerilla Force was formed

    Sarawak, Malaysia
    Monday Mar 30, 1964

    The Sarawak People's Guerilla Force was formed on 30 March 1964 at Mount Asuansang in West Kalimantan with the assistance of the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The SPGF's leaders included Bong Kee Chok, Yang Chu Chung, and Wen Ming Chyuan.




  • Sarawak, Malaysia
    Wednesday Jun 30, 1965
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    Goodsir Plan

    Sarawak, Malaysia
    Wednesday Jun 30, 1965

    On 30 June 1965, the Sarawak government's Operations Sub-Committee of the State Security Executive Council (Ops SSEC) implemented the Goodsir Plan. This plan involved the resettlement of 7,500 people in five "temporary settlements" along the Kuching-Serian road in Sarawak's First and Third Divisions. The Goodsir Plan was named after David Goodsir, the British acting commissioner of police in Sarawak.


  • Malaysia
    Sunday Sep 19, 1971
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    The official date of the formation of the party to coincide with the Pontianak Conference

    Malaysia
    Sunday Sep 19, 1971

    However, 19 September 1971 was chosen as the official date of the formation of the party to coincide with the Pontianak Conference, which had been held on 17–19 September 1965.


  • Sarawak, Malaysia
    Tuesday Apr 18, 1972
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    Rajang Area Security Command

    Sarawak, Malaysia
    Tuesday Apr 18, 1972

    The Rajang Area Security Command or simply known as RASCOM is a Malaysian security area that covers the area of Rajang River in Sarawak. It was established on 18 April 1972 by the Malaysian government and its main headquarters is located at Sibu.


  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Monday Jan 1, 1973
    KFC

    Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Monday Jan 1, 1973

    the Malaysian KFC traces its origin from 1 January 1973, from its first outlet in Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur. Now, there exist more than 700 KFC outlets.


  • Kuching, Malaysia
    Wednesday Oct 17, 1990
    Communist insurgency in Sarawak

    Peace agreement formally ending the insurgency was ratified at Wisma Bapa Malaysia in the state capital Kuching

    Kuching, Malaysia
    Wednesday Oct 17, 1990

    By 17 October 1990, a peace agreement formally ending the insurgency was ratified at Wisma Bapa Malaysia in the state capital Kuching. Shortly afterwards, the last remaining NKCP operatives led by Ang Cho Teng surrendered. These developments ended the communist insurgency in Sarawak.


  • Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 1, 2015
    Jackie Chan

    Knight Commander Title

    Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 1, 2015

    On 1 February 2015, Chan was awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Order of the Territorial Crown by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia Tuanku Abdul Halim in conjunction with the country's Federal Territory Day.


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