Neha Patil

1960 in Malaya

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1960 in Malaya
See also:  Other events of 1960 Timeline of Malaysian history

1960 in Malaya
3 years of the nationhood

Contents

Federal level

  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong:
  • Tuanku Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (until 4 April)
  • Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor (from 14 April until 1 September)
  • Tuanku Syed Putra of Perlis (from 21 September)
  • Raja Permaisuri Agong:
  • Tuanku Kurshiah of Negeri Sembilan (until 4 April)
  • Tengku Ampuan Jemaah of Selangor (from 14 April until 1 September)
  • Tengku Budririah of Perlis (from 21 September)
  • Prime Minister: Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Datuk Abdul Razak
  • State level

  • Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
  • Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
  • Sultan of Kelantan:
  • Sultan Ibrahim (until November)
  • Sultan Yahya Petra (from November)
  • Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin (Regent from 21 September)
  • Sultan of Perak: Sultan Yusuf Izzuddin Shah
  • Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
  • Sultan of Selangor:
  • Tengku Abdul Aziz Shah (Regent from 14 April until 1 September)
  • Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (from 1 September)
  • Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
  • Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Munawir (Regent until 4 April)
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Raja Tun Uda
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Leong Yew Koh
  • (Source: Malaysian Department of Informations)

    Events

  • February - The first FELDA settlers arrived in Lurah Bilut, Pahang.
  • 10 February - Sultan Ismail is crowned as Sultan of Johor.
  • 4 April - Tuanku Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, the first Yang di-Pertuan Agong dies. His body was brought back to Negeri Sembilan and laid to rest at Seri Menanti Royal Mausoleum, Seri Menanti.
  • 14 April - Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor becomes the second Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
  • 27 May - First Malayan Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca.
  • 31 May - Malayan Banking Berhad was incorporated.
  • 28 July - The Chinese Hibiscus become as the Malaysian national flower and renamed Bunga Raya.
  • 31 July - The second Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor declared the state of emergency ends. A victory parade is held in Kuala Lumpur.
  • 25 August-11 September - Malaya competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Nine competitors, all men, took part in eleven events in four sports.
  • 1 September - The second Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah of Selangor died of a mysterious illness before his installation. His body was brought back to Selangor and laid to rest at royal mausoleum near Sultan Sulaiman Mosque, Klang.
  • 21 September - Tuanku Syed Putra of Perlis is elected as the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
  • 5 October - Congo Peacekeeping Mission (1960–1962). Malaya sent 1,947 personnel were dispatched as part of the United Nations Operation in the Congo or ONUC.
  • 25 October - The Kuala Lumpur British Royal Air Force base was officially handed over to the Malayan Royal Air Force.
  • Deaths

  • Tun Tan Cheng Lock — Founder of MCA
  • Sultan Ibrahim of Kelantan
  • References

    1960 in Malaya Wikipedia


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