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Events in Ipoh

First street in Ipoh - Hugh Low Street 1881

Tin Capital of the world 1890

Great fire of Ipoh 1892

Ipoh became town 1893

First fire engine 1893

First Pony Bus Service - Ipoh to Batu Gajah

First person to own a car - Eu Tong SEn 1902

First legal firm in Malaya - Maxwell & Kenion 1905

Limited public electricity supply 1906

New Town development 1909

First public bus service Paloh - Gopeng 1913

Tin price free fall 1918

Great flood 1925

First regular air service Wearne Brothers 1930

First traffic light 1937

First street light 1938

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