Harman Patil

1952 in Norway

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1952 in Norway
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1952 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Oscar Torp (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 7 January – 15 died in a mine explosion in Svalbard.
  • 14–25 February – 1952 Winter Olympics are held in Oslo.
  • Around April 4 five Norwegian seal hunting vessels went down in a storm in the West Ice. The West Ice accidents claimed 78 lives in total.
  • 24 November - Folketeatret (lit. The People's Theatre) opened in Oslo.
  • Sports

  • Olaf Barda, chess player, becomes the first Norwegian to be awarded the title of International Master
  • Film

  • 20 March – Thor Heyerdahl received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 24th Academy Awards for the Kon-Tiki film.
  • Notable births

  • 25 January - Inga Balstad, politician
  • 11 March - Vigdis Giltun, politician
  • 6 March – Nils Johan Ringdal, author and historian (died 2008)
  • 25 April - Ketil Bjørnstad, pianist and composer
  • 2 May - Gunda Johansen, politician
  • 13 May - Lars Amund Vaage, author and playwright
  • 19 May - Guri Ingebrigtsen, politician
  • 10 July - Kari Husøy, politician
  • 18 July - Per Petterson, novelist
  • 27 July - Torfinn Bjarkøy, civil servant
  • 8 August - Jostein Gaarder, author
  • 19 August - Lillian Müller, model and actress
  • 18 September - Gunn Olsen, politician
  • 25 October - Helen Fløisand, politician
  • 18 November - Gerd Janne Kristoffersen, politician
  • Full date unknown

  • Anne-Lise Bakken, politician and Minister
  • Magnus Takvam, journalist
  • Notable deaths

  • 11 February - Ola Torstensen Lyngstad, politician (born 1894)
  • 14 February - Johan Clementz, boxer (born 1894)
  • 19 February - Knut Hamsun, author, Nobel Prize in Literature laureate (born 1859)
  • 13 March - Johan Nygaardsvold, politician and Prime Minister of Norway (born 1879)
  • 20 April - Sigurd Maseng, diplomat (born 1894)
  • 14 May - Carl Julius Alvin Westerlund, politician (born 1885)
  • 13 June - Andreas Brecke, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1879)
  • 28 September - Ingvald Tøndel, politician (born 1887)
  • 14 November - Aldor Ingebrigtsen, politician (born 1888)
  • 14 December - Fartein Valen, composer and musical theorist (born 1887)
  • Full date unknown

  • Adam Egede-Nissen, politician (born 1868)
  • Christian Wegner Haaland, ship-owner and politician (born 1892)
  • Knut Liestøl, politician and Minister (born 1881)
  • William Martin Nygaard, publisher and politician (born 1865)
  • References

    1952 in Norway Wikipedia


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