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)
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