Other events of 1973
Timeline of Malaysian history
1973 in Malaysia
16 years of the nationhood
Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
Raja Permaisuri Agong: Sultanah Bahiyah
Prime Minister: Tun Abdul Razak
Deputy Prime Minister:
Tun Dr Ismail (until 2 August)
Dato' Hussein Onn (from 3 August)
Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
Sultan of Kedah: Tengku Abdul Malik (Regent)
Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Yahya Petra (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah
Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Syed Sheikh Barabakh
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Haji Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Majid
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah:
Tun Pengiran Ahmad Raffae (until March)
Tun Fuad Stephens (from March)
February — KFC Malaysia open its first restaurant at Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur.
7 and 8 February — A Malay farmer Idrus bin Hassan killed eight people and wounded four others in Batu Titian Akar near Tampin, Johor before being shot dead by police.
21 May — Official opening of the Rantau Panjang – Sungai Golok Bridge of Malaysia-Thailand border in Kelantan.
29 May — P. Ramlee, a singer and actors died at the age of 44 due to heart attack. He was buried at Jalan Ampang Muslim Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur.
6 July — Official opening of the Kuala Lumpur Hilton by Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak.
2 August — Tun Dr Ismail the deputy prime minister died due to heart attack. He was buried in Makam Pahlawan, near Masjid Negara, Kuala Lumpur. He was the first national leader to be laid to rest here.
3 August — Dato' Hussein Onn is elected as the deputy prime minister.
18 October — 42 people, mostly Indians, were crushed to death when a 200feet-long limestone slab fell off a cliff collapsed and crashed onto a village at Gunung Cheroh, Ipoh, Perak.
21 October – A peace declaration was signed between the Malaysian government and the North Kalimantan Communist Party (NKCP) at Simanggang, Sarawak. After the peace declaration signed, the district and division of Simanggang later renamed as "Sri Aman" (town of peace).
1973 in Malaysia Wikipedia
Masyarakat Berkebudayaan MalaysiaTuanku Zara Salim Davidson — Sultanah of Perak
Roslin Hashim — Malaysian badminton player
Z-Chen — Malaysian Chinese singers
Sultanah Nur Zahirah of Terengganu and 13th Raja Permaisuri Agong
Angie Cheung — Malaysian actress and former Miss Chinese Malaysia
Tun Mohd Salleh Ismail — Inspector General of Police
AR Tompel — comedy actors
Tengku Ampuan Jemaah of Selangor — Second Raja Permaisuri Agong
29 May – Tan Sri P. Ramlee — actor, singer, director, musician
2 August – Tan Sri Dr Ismail — 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
23 October – Zaaba — Malay writers