1955 in Malaya
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1955 in Malaya
- Governor of Malaya :
- Chief Minister Federation of Malaya :
- Perlis :
- Johore :
- Kedah :
- Kelantan :
- Trengganu :
- Selangor :
- Penang :
- Malacca :
- Negri Sembilan :
- Pahang :
- Perak :
- Unknown date - Central Provident Fund is established.
- Unknown date - The International School of Penang (Uplands) was founded.
- Unknown date - Kolej Islam Malaya was established before change name to Universiti Islam Malaysia.
- Unknown date - Ministry of Education (Malaysia) is formed.
- Unknown date - YTL Corporation Berhad was founded by Yeoh Tiong Lay.
- 8 January - Sabak Bernam declared as a white area (free from the communist insurgency) during the Malayan Emergency.
- 12 January - Setapak High School was founded.
- 4 April - Sultan Alam Shah Islamic College was founded.
- May - Malacca state declared as a white area (free from the communist insurgency) during the Malayan Emergency.
- 4–5 June - 1955 Thomas Cup. Malaya winner this edition defeated Denmark.
- 27 July - First General Elections in Malaya. Alliance Party (Parti Perikatan) won 51 parliament seats of 52.
- 9 August - Tunku Abdul Rahman formed the first Rahman cabinet after being invited to begin a new government following the 27 July general election
- 11 August - A Rhodesian soldier named Shaweleka Fungabelo killed six people and wounded at least twelve people on a mail train travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore before committing suicide.
- 11 November - The Malayan People's Party was formed.
- 27 November - A rally is held in Kuala Lumpur to urge CPM members to surrender and end the Malayan Emergency.
- 5 December - Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) is established.
- 14 January - Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad – Architect and construction expert
- 25 January - SM Nasimuddin SM Amin – Entrepreneur and founder of Naza group (died 2008)
- 30 May - Rosnah Mat Aris - Actor
- 21 July - Danial Zainal Abidin - Motivator and muslim clerics
- 14 August - Jamilah Anu - Politician and Adenan Satem wife.
- 24 September - Rahim Maarof – Singer
- 6 October - Abdul Gani Patail – Former Attorney General of Malaysia
- 15 November - Idris bin Jusoh – Politician
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