1975 in Malaysia
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1975 in Malaysia
18 years of the nationhood
- Yang di-Pertuan Agong:
- Raja Permaisuri Agong:
- Prime Minister: Tun Abdul Razak
- Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Hussein Onn
- Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
- Sultan of Kedah: Tengku Abdul Malik (Regent until 21 September)
- Sultan of Kelantan: Tengku Ismail Petra (Regent from 21 September)
- Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
- Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
- Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
- Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
- Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah
- Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang:
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca:
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Tuanku Bujang Tuanku Othman
- Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah:
- 18 February – Communist terrorist sabotaged the railway track which derailed the goods train at Rimba Mas near Padang Besar, Perlis.
- 1–15 March – The 3rd Hockey World Cup is held in Kuala Lumpur.
- 31 March – Communist terrorist staged a mortar attack on the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Sempang Airport, Kuala Lumpur which damaged a Caribou light transport aircraft.
- 1 May – The 25th anniversary of Malaysian Trade Union Congress is celebrated.
- 17 May – Special Branch officer, Leong Ming Kong is assassinated by communist rebels in Langkap, Perak.
- 20 May – Communist terrorist killed police detective, Ong Teng Chin in Ipoh, Perak.
- June – The pilling works for the Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) in Penang are completed.
- 19 June – Eight members of the security forces and three civilians were killed in an ambush by Communist terrorist in Kubang Pasu, Kedah.
- 30 June – World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammad Ali arrives in Malaysia for the boxing match against Joe Bugner.
- 1 July – World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in a 15-round boxing match at Merdeka Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.
- 5 August – The AIA building hostage crisis occurred at AIA building in Kuala Lumpur, led by Japanese Red Army.
- 15 August – Communist terrorist fired rockets at the State Security Council's Military representative's house in Ipoh, Perak.
- 25 August – The International Women Year is commemorated.
- 27 August – The Tugu Negara (National Monument) was bombed by the communist terrorist.
- 3 September – Communist terrorist threw four hand grenades at the Police Field Force (PFF) Brigade headquarters at Jalan Pekeliling, Kuala Lumpur killing two and injuring 51 PFF personnel.
- 21 September – Sultan Yahya Petra of Kelantan is elected as the sixth Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
- 22 September – The International Quran Recital Competition is held in Kuala Lumpur.
- 22 October – The 50th anniversary of the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia is celebrated.
- 13 November – Tan Sri Khoo Chong Kong, a Perak state police chief is assassinated by the communist rebels in Ipoh, Perak.
- Lee Wan Wah – Malaysians badminton player (doubles)
- Hidayat Hamidon – Malaysian weightlifting
- Janet Khoo – Malaysian Chinese teen actress
- Abdul Malik Mydin – Malaysian solo swimmer
- Ning Baizura – Malaysian singer
- Tun Syed Sheikh Barabakh – Penang state governor (Yang di-Pertua Negeri)
- Tan Sri Khoo Chong Kong – Perak state police chief