16 September 1963, Malaysia Day

16 September 1963, is a sacred date for the Federation of Malaysia in the formation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore as one entity officially.

Originally proposed date of the Malaysia formation day held on June 1, 1963, before it fixed to August 31, in line with the celebration of Independence Day. Alas, there are too many issues has been raised from Indonesia and the Philippines (boundaries issues, etc), until it can only be realized on 16 September. Continue reading “16 September 1963, Malaysia Day”