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.
- 4 April – Malaysia's first satellite station was commissioned in Kuantan, Pahang.
- 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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