1955

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May 28, 2022

B.E. 2498 corresponds to the year of Christianity 1955. It is a normal year of Suratin where the first day is Saturday. according to the Gregorian calendar and Year of the Mother

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)

Event

February 17 - Prisoners convicted of the death of King Ananda Mahidol, namely Chaleo Pathumros, Chit Singhaseni and Butt Patamasarin at Bang Kwang Central Prison, are executed. February 23 - Countries of the Southeast Asian Treaty Organization (SEATO) meet for the first time. March 13 - France sends troops into Vietnam's Dien Bien Phu. March 30 - The Argentina national football team wins the 23rd South American Football Championship in Chile. April 5 - Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. May 5 - Cold War: West Germany becomes an independent nation. May 9 - Cold War: West Germany joins NATO. May 14 - Cold War: The Soviet Union and eight communist countries sign the Warsaw Pact. June 12 - Establishment of the Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University June 20 - The longest total solar eclipse of the 2nd millennium (lasting 7 minutes 8 seconds) is visible in Southeast Asia. including Bangkok Only 7 total solar eclipses have occurred. longer than 7 minutes 24 June -There was an opening ceremony for the first broadcasting of TV and sound broadcasting in Thailand at Bang Khun Phrom Palace. which is managed by Thai Company