Sabah in History

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September 24, 2022 Sabah In History
September 16, 1963. After delays, doubts, fears and hopes, Malaysia day arrived at last with celebrations through-out Sabah.
September 10, 2022 Sabah In History
AUGUST 25 1963: Head of State-designate OKK Datu Mustapha bin Datu Harun said constitutional and legal difficulties will prevent Sabah from celebrating Malaysia Day as planned on Aug. 31.
September 03, 2022 Sabah In History
AUGUST 1 1962: The Cobbold Commission report to gauge the feelings of people in North Borneo on the Malaysia proposal was released.
August 27, 2022 Sabah In History
AUGUST 1 Yayasan Sabah formed 1970: The Sabah Foundation (Yayasan Sabah) was formed whose goals, among other things, was to afford ample facilities for improvement of education among the needy youth of Sabah and infuse a Malaysian consciousness.
August 27, 2022 Sabah In History
AUGUST 6 1960: The United National Kadazan Organisation (Unko) was formally launched at the Kadazan National Congress attended by delegates from 25 areas at the Jesselton Community Centre.
August 13, 2022 Sabah In History
JUNE 1 1967: United Pasokmomogun Kadazan Organisation (Upko) members staged a walkout 65 minutes after the State Assembly session began, saying they “did not want to be party to action which was blatantly undemocratic.” The walkout came after opposition leader Dato Ganie Gilong, Peter Mojuntin (Moyog) and Herman Luping (Tandek) were ruled out of order by the Speaker on grounds that their statements were not in keeping with the tone of the debate.
August 06, 2022 Sabah In History
(October 2, 1964) 1968: Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman called on villagers in Sabah to help the armed forces defend the nation against any possible aggression.
July 30, 2022 Sabah In History
OCTOBER 4 Mojuntin explains the Malaysia situation in US 1963: Peter Mojuntin said from Washington DC that all is well with the Malaysian Mission to the United Nations and that the “vast majority of the UN members sympathise with us and are on our side.” Peter was in the US with a lady Senator from Kuala Lumpur, Datin Aisha. Both were entertained to a party there by Malaysian Ambassador to the US, Dato Ong Yoke Lin.
July 16, 2022 Sabah In History
SEPTEMBER 20 1968: More than 10,000 people gathered at the Sandakan town padang to demonstrate against the signing of a Bill in the Philippines annexing Sabah into Philippine territory.
July 09, 2022 Sabah In History
SEPTEMBER 25 1963: Sabah’s Legislative body met for the first time after the Malaysia formation at the new Council Chamber in the Secretariat.
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