Sabah in History

Historical Events

  • 1944-10-22 Kurita's vice-admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo
  • 1945-06-09 -10] Australian troops land in Brunei Bay, North Borneo
  • 1946-07-15 British North Borneo Company transfers its rights to modern day Sabah to the British Crown

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963-09-16 Federation of Malaysia formed by Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • 2015-06-05 6.0 magnitude earthquake (strongest to affect Malaysia since 1978) strikes Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia, killing 18 people on Mount Kinabalu