Sabah in History

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September 02, 1961 Sabah In History
NBN & SABAH TIMES (Saturday, Sept 2, 1961) - LAHAD DATU, Friday - Another milestone in the progress of this flourishing little town, Lahad Datu, on the east Coast of North Borneo, is the recent completion of a new theatre which is situated in the centre of the Town, at the right hand side of the Government Post Office. The theatre called the New Lacin Theatre was built at a cost of $160,000/-, and has a seating capacity of 650 seats. Very modern in design and very well equipped with cinemascopic screen, this theatre will be open for service as from the 1st. The opening ceremony which took place today was officiated by Mr J. Nicholson, the District Officer, Lahad Datu. A free cinema show to entertain the guests followed.
June 21, 1976 Sabah In History
KST (Monday, June 21, 1976) - KUALA LUMPUR, Sunday – Datuk Haji Dzulkifli bin Datuk Haji Abdul Hamid (pic) believes that an extension of Umno party to Sabah and Sarawak would help further political integration of bumiputras throughout the country.
June 21, 1976 Sabah In History
Commenting on the recent plane tragedy, Datuk Dzulkilli described the death of Tun Fuad Stephens as a great and irrepairable loss for Berjaya party. He said Tun Fuad had very extensive experience in tackling political problems. Other Berjaya leaders who died in the air crash also had long experience in politics, he said.
July 31, 1972 Sabah In History
DAILY EXPRESS (July 31, 1972) - KOTA KINABALU, Sun. - Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj and Tun Sharifah Rodziah were accorded a warm welcome when they arrived here today at 11.24am for a five day visit to the State.
July 12, 1967 Sabah In History
DAILY EXPRESS (Wednesday, July 12, 1967) - TAWAU, July 11 - The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Enche Mohd Said bin Keruak this morning officially declared open the new bridge over Merotai River.
September 26, 1963 Sabah In History
DAILY EXPRESS (September 26, 1963) - JESSELTON, Sept. 25. – Three Filipino Journalists who arrived here today as guests of the Malaysian Government expressed their confidence that the Philippines Government would soon reverse its decision and recognise Malaysia.
January 01, 1971 Sabah In History
KINABALU SABAH TIMES (Friday, January 1, 1971) - KOTA KINABALU – The past year has been an exceptionally active one for the whole nation, His excellency the yang di-Pertuan Negara said in a New Year message.
February 27, 1960 Sabah In History
NORTH BORNEO NEWS & SABAH TIMES (Saturday, February 27, 1960)  - JESSELTON, Fri - His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr R. N Turner, officially declared open the Jesselton Town Board’s Low Cost Housing Scheme at Kampong Sembulan Bahru this afternoon.
October 21, 1967 Sabah In History
SABAH TIMES (Saturday, October 21, 1967) - TAWAU, Fri. — The following is the full text of the Prime Minister’s speech this morning when he declared open the new General Hospital for Tawau.
October 04, 1970 Sabah In History
DAILY EXPRESS (4.10.1970) - SANDAKAN, Sat – Kota Kinabalu will have a $500,000 Olympic-sized swimming pool near the Lido Bar at Tanjong Aru beach and the Kota Kinabalu Town Board has already agreed to contribute $50,000 towards its construction.
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