Neha Patil

1934 in Norway

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1934 in Norway
Decades:  1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s

Events in the year 1934 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (Liberal Party)
  • Events

  • 7 April – A major rockfall hit Tafjorden in Møre og Romsdal, creating a 64 m (210 ft) flood wave that destroyed the villages of Tafjord and Fjørå, killing 40 people.
  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • Notable births

  • 7 January - Per Ø. Grimstad, businessperson, diplomat and politician
  • 11 January - Egil Johansen, jazz drummer, teacher, composer and arranger (died 1998)
  • 15 February - Tinius Nagell-Erichsen, publisher (died 2007)
  • 18 February - Arve Johnsen, industrial executive and politician
  • 31 March - Knut Haug, politician
  • 8 April - Gerd Søraa, writer and politician
  • 18 June - Torbjørn Yggeseth, ski jumper
  • 21 June - Bente Børsum, actress
  • 29 June - Jarle Bondevik, philologist
  • 12 July - Jan Grøndahl, police chief and civil servant
  • 13 July - Trond Dolva, judge
  • 14 August - Torhild Johnsen, politician
  • 20 August - Hans E. Strand, politician
  • 23 August - Leif Frode Onarheim, businessperson and politician
  • 25 September – Alfred Oftedal Telhaug, educationalist.
  • 29 September - Ragnhild Barland, politician
  • 6 October - Odd S. Lovoll, Norwegian-American author, historian and educator
  • 9 October - Harald Grønningen, cross country skier, double Olympic gold medallist and World Champion
  • 14 October - Magnus Aarbakke, judge
  • 26 October - Ingvald Godal, politician
  • 3 November - Roar Berthelsen, long jumper (died 1990)
  • 5 November - Kjell Hallbing, author of Western books under the pseudonym Louis Masterson (died 2004)
  • 29 December - Geirmund Ihle, politician
  • 29 December - Turid Iversen, politician
  • Full date unknown

  • Finn Haldorsen, businessperson
  • Notable deaths

  • 21 January - Christian Lange Rolfsen, politician and Minister (born 1864)
  • 19 February - Ivar Kleiven, local historian and poet (born 1854)
  • 21 April - Carsten Borchgrevink, polar explorer (born 1864)
  • 29 May - Nicolai Kiær, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (born 1888)
  • 29 May - Christian Bendz Kielland, civil servant (born 1858)
  • 12 July - Ole Evinrude, inventor, known for the invention of the first outboard motor with practical commercial application, in America (born 1877)
  • 30 July - Rasmus Olai Mortensen, politician and Minister (born 1869)
  • 5 November - Hulda Garborg, writer, novelist, playwright, poet, folk dancer and theatre instructor (born 1862)
  • 12 November - Jacob Marius Schøning, politician and Minister (born 1856)
  • 16 November - Haakon Martin Evjenth, politician (born 1865)
  • 12 December - Thorleif Haug, skier and Olympic gold medallist (born 1894)
  • 19 December - Sven Elvestad, journalist and author (born 1884)
  • Full date unknown

  • Peter Collett Solberg, businessperson and politician (born 1866)
  • References

    1934 in Norway Wikipedia


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