Other events of 1988
Timeline of Malaysian history
1988 in Malaysia
31 years of nationhood
Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Iskandar
Raja Permaisuri Agong: Sultanah Zanariah
Prime Minister: Dato' Sri Dr Mahathir Mohammad
Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Ghafar Baba
Sultan of Johor: Tunku Ibrahim Ismail (Regent)
Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Ismail Petra
Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
Sultan of Perak:Sultan Azlan Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah
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 Ahmad Al-Haj bin Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce Mohammed Noor
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Said Keruak
4 February – UMNO has been declared an illegal organisation by the High Court.
14 February – UMNO Baru was formed.
22 February – The longest hanging dragon in Malaysia was hung at The Mall, Kuala Lumpur during Chinese New Year to mark the Year of the Dragon.
1 March – Ipoh was granted city status.
11 March – The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque in Shah Alam, Selangor was fully constructed. This is the largest mosque in Malaysia.
13 May – Highway Concessionnaires Berhad changes its name to Projek Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (PLUS).
4 July – The Malaysian constitutional crisis ended.
July – Opening of the Sultan Ismail Power Station in Paka, Terengganu, the largest power station in Malaysia.
31 July – Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal bridge collapse in Butterworth, Penang killed 32 people and injuring 1,674 people.
1 August – Kuching was granted city status. It comprising Kuching North and Kuching South.
29 August – The biggest Malaysian flag was hung in Angkasapuri and is the largest flag in this country ever hung to date.
16 September – Sarawak celebrates its 25th anniversary of independence within Malaysia.
21 November – Air France's supersonic Concorde made its first landing at Subang International Airport.
18 December – Footballer R Arumugam died in a car accident on Federal Highway near Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
1988 in Malaysia Wikipedia
BersatuJohor Bahru, Johor
Raja Farah – actress
Liyana Jasmay – actress
Mikael Adam Lo'zach (SonaOne) – rapper and composer
Tun Henry H S Lee - First Finance Minister
Tun Tan Siew Sin - Minister of Commerce and Industry, Minister of Finance and MCA president
Tengku Ampuan Afzan of Pahang and 7th Raja Permaisuri Agong
R Arumugam - footballer