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1966 in Malaysia

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Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s
1966 in Malaysia
See also:  Other events of 1966 Timeline of Malaysian history

The following lists events from 1966 in Malaysia.


Federal level

  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah of Terengganu
  • Raja Permaisuri Agong: Tuanku Ampuan Intan Zaharah of Terengganu
  • Prime Minister: Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Datuk Abdul Razak
  • State level

  • Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
  • Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
  • Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Yahya Petra
  • Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
  • Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah
  • Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
  • Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
  • Sultan of Terengganu: Tengku Mahmud (Regent)
  • Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Munawir
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Raja Tun Uda
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Haji Abdul Malek bin Yusuf
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Abang Haji Openg
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Pengiran Ahmad Raffae
  • Events

  • January – Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah of Terengganu is installed as the fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
  • 8 February – The National Monument or Tugu Negara in Kuala Lumpur is officially opened.
  • 28 May – The Malaysian and Indonesian governments declared that the confrontation was over. The peace treaty signed in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 8 July – The Anugerah Sukan Negara or National Sports Awards is introduced. Mani Jegathesan and Mary Rajamani wins the first awards.
  • September – The governor of Sarawak declared a state of emergency in Sarawak during the 1966 Sarawak constitutional crisis.
  • 30-31 October – US President Lyndon Baines Johnson visit Malaysia for the first time. On 31 October, President Johnson visits Kampung Labu Jaya village (now FELDA LB Johnson) in Negeri Sembilan state.
  • Births

  • Mohd Redzuan bin A. Samah - Managing Director of Metroasea Services Sdn Bhd (2003–present), Vice President Ericsson (1993–2003)
  • 2 April - Din Beramboi (real name Mior Ahmad Fuad Mior Badri) – actor, comedian and Era FM DJ
  • Deaths

  • Richard O. Winstedt - Famous historians
  • References

    1966 in Malaysia Wikipedia