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1937 in Norway

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1937 in Norway
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Events in the year 1937 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Johan Nygaardsvold (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 29 May - Stavanger Airport, Sola is opened by King Haakon VII
  • Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • A flash flood destroys 20 houses in Simadalen, Sogn og Fjordane. No lives are lost.
  • Notable births

  • 4 January - Harald Barlie, Greco-Roman wrestler
  • 4 January - Ole Kristian Grimnes, historian
  • 4 January - Per Tresselt, diplomat
  • 11 February - Ola Teigen, politician (died 1970)
  • 17 February - Bjørn Wiik, physicist (died 1999)
  • 18 February - Halle Jørn Hanssen, television correspondent, development aid administrator and politician
  • 21 February - Harald V, King of Norway
  • 22 February - Bjarte Eikeset, jurist and politician
  • 23 March - Per Olav Wiken, sailor and Olympic silver medallist
  • 13 April - Berge Furre, historian, theologian and politician
  • 15 April - Johan J. Jakobsen, politician and Minister
  • 18 April - Arne Alsåker Spilde, politician
  • 21 April - Henrik Jahre, politician
  • 7 May – Gullow Gjeseth, Army officer (died 2017.
  • 11 May - Per Brunvand, newspaper editor
  • 24 May - Fredrik Torp, architect
  • 2 June - Geir Kjetsaa, professor of Russian literary history, translator and author (died 2008)
  • 28 June - Odd Bergh, triple jumper and long jumper
  • 4 July - Queen Sonja of Norway
  • 29 July - Pål Bang-Hansen, actor, film producer, film critic and television personality
  • 3 August - Gudrun Waadeland, actress and theatre director
  • 20 August - Kjell Hovik, pole vaulter
  • 4 September - Per Risvik, politician
  • 6 September - Tom Veierød, civil servant
  • 13 September - Alv Gjestvang, speed skater and Olympic silver medallist
  • 14 September - Dag C. Weberg, politician
  • 18 September - Per Flatberg, environmentalist and pharmacist
  • 24 September - Børre Knudsen, Lutheran minister and pro-life activist
  • 26 September - Aud Blattmann, politician
  • 16 October - Reidar Hjermstad, cross country skier
  • 17 October - Svein Johannessen, chess player, became Norway's second International Master (died 2007)
  • 31 October – Per Øien, flutist (died 2016).
  • 14 November - Bjørn Bang Andersen, shot putter
  • 23 November - Turi Widerøe, Norway's first female air transport pilot
  • 29 November - Johan Jørgen Holst, politician and Minister (died 1994)
  • 1 December - Bodolf Hareide, politician
  • 3 December - Willy Rasmussen, javelin thrower
  • 8 December - Arne Næss, Jr., businessman and mountaineer (died 2004)
  • 23 December - Arne Larsen, Nordic combined skier and World Champion
  • 24 December - Ola Wærhaug, biathlete, Olympic silver medallist and World Champion
  • 29 December - Hjalmar Inge Sunde, military officer
  • 31 December - Bjørn Rønningen, children's writer
  • Full date unknown

  • Jan Balstad, politician and Minister
  • Knut Boye, civil economist (died 2008)
  • Ronald Bye, politician and Minister
  • Øyvind Gustavsen, civil servant
  • Einfrid Halvorsen, politician
  • Knut Hartvig Johannson, businessperson
  • Arild Nyquist, novelist, poet, children's writer and musician (died 2004)
  • Oddrunn Pettersen, politician and Minister (died 2002)
  • Gudmund Restad, politician and Minister
  • Wenche Frogn Sellæg, politician and Minister
  • Notable deaths

  • 7 January - Hjalmar Nygaard, boxer (born 1900)
  • 19 July - Sigurd Asserson, civil servant (born 1882)
  • 27 July - Hans Dahl, painter (born 1849)
  • 27 October - Harald Pettersen, businessperson and politician (born 1869)
  • 14 November - Harald Stormoen, actor (born 1872)
  • 23 December - Nils Collett Vogt, poet (born 1864)
  • References

    1937 in Norway Wikipedia


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