B.E. 2496 corresponds to the year of Christianity 1953. It is a normal year in which the first day is a Thursday. according to the Gregorian calendar and
Year of the Snake, Benjasaka, Chulalongkorn 1315 (April 15th is the solemn day)
Leader of Thailand
King: His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great (9 June 1946 – 13 October 2016)
Prime Minister: Field Marshal Por Phibulsongkhram (8 April 1948 – 16 September 1957)
March 28 - The Paraguayan national football team wins the 22nd South American National Football League Championship at the Nazionale Stadium in Lima, Peru.
April 9 - Warner Bros. releases the first 3D film. The movie screened under the title House of Wax.
May 15 - Princess Ranhild of Norway marries Earling Sven Laurentsen, forcing him to lose his Royal Highness and to use Herheinism instead.
April 25 - Nature Journal published an article titled Structure of Deoxyribonucleic Acid by James D. Watson and Francis Crick
May 25 - The United States tests a nuclear artillery weapon in Nevada. It was the first and only test of a nuclear artillery weapon.
May 29 - Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first people to climb Mount Everest.
June 2 - The coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is a royal ceremony. The first broadcast on television in the UK.
June 8 - A tornado kills 115 people in Flint, Michigan, and is the last tornado to kill more than 100.
June 18 - Egypt declares itself a republic and abolishes the monarchy.