|1899. 19 Nov
||Birth of Yan Kee Leong, the first believer in Malaya, in Selangor, Malaysia.
||Yan Kee Leong
|1903 8 Jun
||Bahá'ís in Maláyir, Hamadán, are attacked, beaten and imprisoned. Two are killed. [BW18:385]
|1951 23 May
||Jamshed and Parvati Fozdar arrive in Kuching with their son, Vijay, the first Bahá’ís to settle in Sarawak.
||Kuching; Sarawak; Malaysia
||Jamshed Fozdar; First Bahais by country or area
|1953 19 Dec
||Yan Kee Leong becomes a Bahá’í, the first person to accept the Faith in Malaya.
||Yan Kee Leong
||The first local spiritual assembly in the Malay Peninsula is established in Seremban.
||The first summer school in Malaysia is held at Malacca.
||The first contacts with the Aboriginal people were made in Kampong Jus in Malacca by Saurajen, as reported at a special meeting held with Hand of the Cause of God, Dr. Muhajir in Malacca on 29 December 1957. [Jewel Among Nations, Splendour Publications, Author A. Manisegaran. Pages 221-222]
||Kampung Jus; Malacca; Malaysia
||Rahmatullah Muhajir; Saurajen; Aboriginal people; Firsts, Other
|1961. 22 Oct
||Mr. Sivalingam and Miss Puvaneswary were married in the first Bahá’í wedding in Malaysia.
||The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Malaysia is established.
|1985 1 – 4 Aug
||An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year is held in Port Dickson, Malaysia, attended by 1,300 youth from 15 countries, the largest gathering of Bahá’ís ever held in Malaysia. [BW19:301]
||Port Dickson; Malaysia; Asia
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Youth; International Youth Year
|1985. 22 - 23 Oct
||The 14th Muzakarah (Conference) of the Fatwa Committee of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs Malaysia discussed the Bahá'í doctrine and decided that the Bahá'í doctrine is not part of Islam. Muslims involved in this teaching are deemed as apostates. Therefore, Muslims are prohibited from following this teaching and anyone involved in it must denounce it at once and repent. [Fatwa]
||The Association for Bahá’í Studies of Malaysia is established. [BINS206:8]
||Bahai Studies, Associations for
|2000. 13 Jul
||A fatwa issued by the Johor State Fatwa Committee stated that the Bahá'í teachings are not the teachings of Islam, that Muslims who are involved in its teaching are apostates and therefore Muslims are forbidden to engage in teaching.
|2003. 1 Jun
||A fatwa was issued by the Mufti of Sabah State Government that declared that the Bahá'í teachings were deviant teachings and that Muslims were forbidden all involvement including the practice of the Faith and the holding of any literature or other material.
|2008 20 – 21 Dec
||Regional Conferences held in Kuching, Malaysia and São Paulo, Brazil. [BWNS683]
||Kuching; Malaysia; São Paulo; Brazil
|2008 27 – 28 Dec
||Regional Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference represents the half-way point in the series of 41 conferences between November 1st and March 1st. [BWNS685]
||Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia;