Thailand #1118 (1985)

National Science Day / วันวิทยาศาสตร์แห่งชาติ

The date of 18 August is observed in Thailand as National Science Day (Wan Witthayasat Haeng Chat — วันวิทยาศาสตร์แห่งชาติ).  This commemorates the anniversary of a total solar eclipse on that date in 1868 that was predicted by King Mongkut (Rama IV) two years earlier.  In 1982, this king was proclaimed to be the “Father of Science and Technology” in Thailand and the annual celebration of National Science Day set … Continue reading National Science Day / วันวิทยาศาสตร์แห่งชาติ