Other events of 1977
Timeline of Malaysian history
1977 in Malaysia
20 years of the nationhood
Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Yahya Petra
Raja Permaisuri Agong: Raja Perempuan Zainab
Prime Minister: Tun Hussein Onn
Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Dr Mahathir Mohammad
Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
Sultan of Kelantan: Tengku Ismail Petra (Regent)
Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
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 Sardon Jubir
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Syed Zahiruddin bin Syed Hassan
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak:
Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman (until February)
Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin (from February)
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah:
Tun Mohd Hamdan Abdullah (Until November)
Tun Datuk Ahmad Koroh (From November)
24 January — Former Selangor Menteri Besar, Datuk Harun Idris is found guilty and is sentenced by the High Court to six months jail for forgery and fined RM 15,000 or six months jail for abetting criminal breach of trust involving nearly RM 6.5 million worth of Bank Rakyat's stocks and shares
24 April — Five children are killed in a saloon racing car accident at the Batu Tiga Circuit during the Malaysian Grand Prix.
11 May — The Tugu Negara (National Monument) is finally repaired and restored to its original state.
June — The construction of the North-South Expressway project begins.
15 August – Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) assault group launch an ambush at East-West Highway from Gerik, Perak to Jeli, Kelantan. Five soldiers from the 11th Battalion of the Askar Wataniah (Territorial Army) were ambushed by 30 Communist terrorist during left Post 8 for Post 5 on patrol and to obtain supplies.
27 September — Japan Airlines Flight 715 crashes at Subang, Selangor, killing 34 of the 79 people on board.
8 November — A State of emergency is declared in the state of Kelantan following a political impasse and street violence.
4 December — Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 is hijacked and crashes in Tanjung Kupang, Johor, killing all 100 on board.
1977 in Malaysia Wikipedia
Bersatu Maju19 December - 26 December - 1977 Southeast Asian Games
Noorkhiriah — Actress and comedians
Wong Choong Hann — Malaysian badminton player
Azmyl Yunor — Singer-songwriter
Tan Sri Syed Jaabar Albar — UMNO General Secretary and Minister of Rural Development
Tun Mohd Hamdan Abdullah — Sabah state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) (1977)
Tun Abdul Malek Yusuf — Second Malacca state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) (1959-1971)
Sultanah Aminah Ungku Ahmad — Sultanah of Johor, consort of Sultan Ismail.
4 December – Malaysian Airline System (MAS) Flight 356 crash. Two of the 73 Malaysian victims who were perished in the Malaysian Airline System Flight 653 crash in Tanjung Kupang, Johor including:-
Dato' Mohd Ali Haji Ahmad – Minister of Agriculture
Tan Sri Mahfuz Khalid – Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR) director-general