The year 1948 coincides with the year 1948. It is a leap year in which the first day is a Thursday in the Gregorian calendar and is
Year of the Rat, Samrittisak, Chulalongkorn, 1310 (April 15th is the solemn day)
Leader of Thailand
King: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great (9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016)
Major Khuang Aphaiwong (9 November 1947 – 8 April 1948)
Field Marshal Por Phibulsongkhram (8 April 1948 – 16 September 1957)
January 4 - Burma gains independence from England.
January 16 - Hayee Sulong Abdul Qader arrested for treason
January 27 - Mr. Adul Na Saiburi sent a telegram to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Let the Security Council take care of the problems in the four southern provinces.
February 4 - Sri Lanka declares independence.
March 25 - Police picked up Hayee Sulong, Abdulgarder and 5 other defendants, taking a train from Pattani province to detention in Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
April 6 - Thai coup in 1948: Captain Kaj Kajsongkram led a group of four military officers to oust Prime Minister Khuang Aphaiwong from office.
25 - 28 April - Dusong Nyor Rebellion at Narathiwat Province
May 14 - Israel gains independence from the United Kingdom.
September 4 - Princess Juliana princess of orange ascended the throne as Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands after the royal mother Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
September 9 - Founding Day of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
December 12 - The United Nations recognizes South Korea as the only Korean state representative to the United Nations.
Noppakhun Ratthaphathai, Member of the House of Representatives of Chiang Mai Province
Amphol Tangnopakul, a Thai man (to