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Penang - Historical Events
Date Event
1786-08-11

Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia

1816-10-21

The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.

1867-04-01

Singapore, Penang & Malakka become British crown colonies

1957-01-01

George Town, Penang becomes a city by a royal charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

2010-01-17

A dragon boat from Chung Ling High School capsizes and collides with a tugboat amid strong currents in Penang, Malaysia, killing 6 people and injuring 12

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Penang - Birthdays
Date Event
1930-05-29

Eddy Choong, Penang, Malaysia, Chinese badminton player, (d. 2013)

1931-12-24

Jill Bennett, Penang Malay, actress (Lady Jane, Concrete Jungle)


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