Harman Patil

1954 in Norway

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1954 in Norway
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Events in the year 1954 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

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

  • 28 March – Bear Island accident: A Royal Norwegian Air Force seaplane crashed on the Bear Island. The plane had a crew of 8 men and one passenger. One of the crew members survived the accident.
  • 3 May - Asbjørn Sunde and Erling Nordby were convicted for treason and espionage in favour of the Soviet Union.
  • State-owned Årdal og Sunndal Verk begins construction on the Sunndal plant.
  • Sports

  • Martin Stokken, cross country skier and athlete, is awarded the Holmenkollen medal, Norway's highest skiing award.
  • Football Association of Norway joins UEFA.
  • Notable births

  • 29 January - Vera Lysklætt, politician
  • 18 February - Helen Bjørnøy, Lutheran minister and politician
  • 28 April - Gunn Berit Gjerde, politician
  • 10 July - Wenche Andersen, chef
  • 28 August - Torgeir Schjerven, author and poet
  • 5 September - Per Knut Aaland, cross country skier
  • 20 September - Arne Blix, journalist
  • 6 November - Karin Fossum, author
  • 25 November - Kristin Moe, politician
  • 21 December - Grethe Fossli, politician
  • Full date unknown

  • Grete Berget, politician and Minister
  • Jan Bugge-Mahrt, diplomat
  • Bjørn Eidsvåg, singer, songwriter and Lutheran minister
  • Bente Haukland Næss, politician
  • Notable deaths

  • 31 January – Christian Fredrik Monsen, politician (born 1878)
  • 8 March – Leiv Heggstad, educator, linguist and translator (born 1879).
  • 10 April – Oscar Mathisen, speed skater (born 1888)
  • 28 April – Knud Leonard Knudsen, gymnast and Olympic gold-medallist (born 1879)
  • 25 May - Snefrid Eriksmoen, politician (born 1894)
  • 25 May - Albert Helgerud, rifle shooter and Olympic gold medallist (born 1876).
  • 7 June - Sigurd Smebye, gymnast and Olympic bronze medallist (born 1886)
  • 4 July - Wilhelm Blystad, track and field athlete (born 1881)
  • 27 July - Jacob Tullin Thams, Olympian skier (born 1889)
  • Full date unknown

  • Knut Johannes Hougen, politician and Minister (born 1854)
  • Fredrik Ludvig Konow, politician and Minister (born 1864)
  • Rasmus Olsen Langeland, politician and Minister (born 1873)
  • Per Berg Lund, politician and Minister (born 1878)
  • Per Reidarson, composer and music critic (born 1879)
  • Torjus Værland, politician and Minister (born 1868)
  • References

    1954 in Norway Wikipedia


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