Hidden Hari-Ini-Dalam Sejarah That Weren’t Mentioned In Our TextBooks
As we all know our Sejarah book which we study in our school time always has some hidden truth facts which weren’t included in some way or somehow. Therefore, here are 14 true facts that will make you all wiser after reading this.
1. Peninsular Malaysia was once known as Chersonesus Aurea or Golden Peninsula. Talks about hard English words, we are lucky it was called Peninsular Malaysia now and not that Greek name which was discovered on Ptolemy in 150AD, and this includes Peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
In 1901, we adopted Singapore Local Mean Time.
In 1905, we adopted the meantime of the 105th meridian.
In 1932, our clocks were advanced 20 minutes to lengthen daylight.
In 1941, they were further advanced 10 minutes.
In 1942, they were fast-forwarded by an hour and a half to follow Tokyo’s time.
In 1945, we reversed our clocks back to the time observed in 1941.
And finally, in 1982, we advanced 30 minutes to sync with Sabah and Sarawak.