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1984 in Malaysia

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1984 in Malaysia
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See also:  Other events of 1984 Timeline of Malaysian history

1984 in Malaysia
27 years of the nationhood


Federal level

  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong:
  • Sultan Ahmad Shah (until 25 April)
  • Sultan Iskandar (from 26 April)
  • Raja Permaisuri Agong:
  • Tengku Ampuan Afzan (until 25 April)
  • Sultanah Zanariah (from 26 April)
  • Prime Minister: Dato' Sri Dr Mahathir Mohammad
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Musa Hitam
  • State level

  • Sultan of Johor: Tunku Ibrahim Ismail (Regent from 26 April)
  • Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
  • Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Ismail Petra
  • Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
  • Sultan of Perak:
  • Sultan Idris Shah II (until 31 January)
  • Sultan Azlan Shah (from 3 February) (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
  • Sultan of Pahang: Tengku Abdullah (Regent until 25 April)
  • Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
  • Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah
  • Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Dr Awang Hassan
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca:
  • Tun Syed Zahiruddin bin Syed Hassan (Until February)
  • Tun Syed Ahmad Al-Haj bin Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin (From February)
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Abdul Rahman Ya'kub
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Mohd Adnan Robert
  • Events

  • 1 January – Hotel Majestic (later occupied by Balai Seni Lukis Negara (National Art Gallery)) was closed after 52 years of operation. It will not reopen until 2013.
  • 11 January – Dr. Zaini Shaarani, a staff from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) become first Malaysian to reach the Mount Kala Pattar.
  • 12 January – The National Incorporation policy and Agriculture policy are introduced.
  • January – The federal government plans to build the transit system between Sentul and Petaling Jaya.
  • 31 January – Sultan Idris Shah II of Perak died suddenly after suffering a heart attack in Lumut, Perak. On 3 February, he was replaced by his nephew, Sultan Azlan Shah as the 34th Sultan of Perak.
  • 1 February – Official opening of the Bandar Tun Razak (formerly Kampung Konggo) by the Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohammad in conjunction of the 10th anniversary of the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur.
  • February – The Kuala Lumpur International Marathon is held for the first time.
  • February – Johore Safari World was closed after three years of operation.
  • 1 April – TV3 was test of transmissions until trial of broadcasts before 2 months.
  • 11 April – Official opening of the new Sabah Museum by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang.
  • 16 April – Labuan island become the second Federal Territory after Kuala Lumpur.
  • 26 April – Sultan Iskandar of Johor is elected as the eighth Yang di-Pertuan Agong replacing Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang.
  • 5 May – Dayabumi the famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur is opened.
  • 17 May – The Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad (EON) is established.
  • 1 June – TV3 was officially launching ceremonies by the Prime Minister of Malaysia's Father Mahathir Mohamad at 18:00 MST after broadcasts introduction.
  • 7 June – The name "Saga" was chosen as the first national cars.
  • 22 September – Sultan Iskandar of Johor is installed as the eighth Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
  • Main theme

    Amanah Asas Kejayaan


  • Leong Mun Yee - Malaysian diving
  • Fasha Sandha - Malaysian actress
  • JC Chee - Malaysian actor and model
  • Tunku Ismail Ibrahim - Tunku Mahkota (Crown Prince) of Johor and the officer of the Indian Army
  • Deaths

  • Sultan Idris Shah II of Perak
  • Tan Sri Dato' Osman Bin Talib – Former Chief Minister of Melaka
  • References

    1984 in Malaysia Wikipedia

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