1941 in Malaya
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1941 in Malaya. Malaya under Japanese occupation starting December 1941.
Central Level (until February 1942)
- Governor of Federated of Malay States :
- Federal Secretaries of the Federated of Malay States :
- Governor of Straits Settlements :
State Level (until February 1942)
- Perlis :
- Johore :
- Kedah :
- Kelantan :
- Trengganu :
- Selangor :
- Penang :
- Malacca :
- Monarchs : King George VI
- Residents-Councillors :
- Negri Sembilan :
- Pahang :
- Perak :
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym
- Unknown date - Construction of India House (Penang) completed.
- 8 December - WW2: Imperial Japanese Army landings at Pak Amat Beach, Kota Bharu. This marked official start of the Japanese occupation in Malaya.
- 8–11 December - WW2: Operation Krochol
- 9 December - WW2: Sungai Petani, Butterworth and Alor Star airport were captured by Imperial Japanese Army.
- 10 December - WW2: The British battleship Prince of Wales and battlecruiser Repulse were sunk by Japanese aircraft after relying on false intelligence as to the location of the landings.
- 11–13 December - WW2: Battle of Jitra
- 14–16 December - WW2: Battle of Gurun
- 18 December - WW2: Malayan Peoples's Anti Japanese Army (MPAJA) founded.
- 30 December - WW2: Starting Battle of Kampar until 2 January 1942.
- 30 January - Ahmad Kamal Abdullah - Writer and National Sasterawan
- 20 February - Lim Kit Siang - Democratic Action Party (DAP) politician
- 1 March - Laila Taib - Wife to former Chief Minister of Sarawak, Abdul Taib Mahmud (died 2009)
- 22 June - Ariffin Mohamad @ Ayah Pin - Secterian leader (died 2016)
- 21 September - Syed Hussein Al-Attas - Writer
- 7 October - Leo Moggie Anak Irok - Former Minister of Energy, Communication and Multimedia (1998-2004), Chairman Tenaga Nasional Berhad and Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd
- 1 November - Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim - Former Attorney General of Malaysia (2003-2007)
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