St Michael's lifts cup - thanks to 1641

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  • Monday, 23 Jun 2003

IPOH: The number 1641 was the “magic number” for four students from SMK St Michael’s Institution competing in the Rotary Club of Kinta’s Inter-school Quiz finals in English last Friday.  

For it was the year the Dutch defeated the Portuguese to conquer Malacca – the correct answer to one of the tiebreaker questions which allowed the students to beat finalists from three other schools from Ipoh and lift the challenge trophy sponsored by Star Publications (M) Bhd. 

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