1970 in Malaysia
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1970 in Malaysia
13 years of the nationhood
- Yang di-Pertuan Agong:
- Raja Permaisuri Agong:
- Prime Minister:
- Deputy Prime Minister: Tun Dr Ismail (from 22 September)
- Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
- Sultan of Kedah: Tengku Abdul Malik (Regent from 21 September)
- Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Yahya Petra
- Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
- Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
- Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
- Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
- Sultan of Terengganu: Tengku Mahmud (Regent until 21 September)
- Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Syed Sheikh Barabakh
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Haji Abdul Malek bin Yusuf
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Pengiran Ahmad Raffae
- 1 January – The new uniform for police personnels and school pupils are introduced.
- 21 January – The National Consultative Council (NCC) is established.
- 4 April – Malaysia's first satellite station was commissioned in Kuantan, Pahang.
- 6 August – Pahang state government declared and officially verified that the said Mat Siam is truly the legandary Pahang warior, Mat Kilau, the son of Tok Gajah. However on 10 August, he died due to old age.
- 31 August – Rukun Negara the national ideology is declared.
- 21 September – Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah of Kedah is elected as the fifth Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
- 22 September – Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj resigned as prime minister.
- 22 September – Tun Abdul Razak become as prime minister.
- 26 September – Tun Dr Ismail was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia.
- 20 December – The fire breaks out at Royal Selangor Club.
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- 16 August – Mat Kilau – famous Malay warrior in Pahang during British protectorate, allegedly aged 122 years (unverifiable in the absence of documentary evidence).
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