Harman Patil

1956 in Norway

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1956 in Norway
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Events in the year 1956 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Haakon VII
  • Prime Minister - Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 7 March - Several avalanches kill 21 people and causing heavy damage in Nordland and Troms.
  • 9 April - The Norwegian Humanist Association is founded.
  • 12 October - The Norwegian motor vehicle manufacturer Troll Plastik & Bilindustri presents the first Troll car in Telemark.
  • Sports

  • Roald Aas, speed skater and Olympic gold medallist and cyclist, is awarded the Egebergs Ærespris for his achievements as both a speed skater and a cyclist.
  • Literature

  • The Song of the Red Ruby (original title Sangen om den røde rubin), novel by Agnar Mykle
  • Notable births

  • 20 March - Minken Fosheim, actress and children's author
  • 10 July - Anders Heger, publisher and writer
  • 7 July - Øystein Wiik, actor, singer and novelist
  • 22 July - Stein Erik Hagen, businessman
  • 22 July - Morten Jentoft, journalist
  • 23 August - Valgerd Svarstad Haugland, politician and Minister
  • 5 September - Eva Lian, politician
  • 22 October - Olav Gunnar Ballo, politician
  • 5 November - Ketil Gudim, dancer and actor
  • 8 November - Mari Boine, Sami musician
  • 14 November - Bjørgulv Braanen, newspaper editor
  • 9 December - Kari Bremnes, singer and songwriter
  • Full date unknown

  • Eivind Aadland, conductor and violinist
  • Olav Rune Ekeland Bastrup, writer and historian
  • Notable deaths

  • 25 January - Schak Bull, architect (born 1858)
  • 31 January - Sigvald Svendsen, politician (born 1895)
  • 12 March - Reidar Tønsberg, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (born 1893)
  • 18 March - Ivar Jacobsen Norevik, politician (born 1900)
  • 28 March - Erik Colban, diplomat (born 1876)
  • 29 March - Endre Kristian Vestvik, politician (born 1894)
  • 25 April - Mikal Grøvan, politician (born 1899)
  • 28 April - Amund Rasmussen Skarholt, politician (born 1892)
  • 2 May - Ingebjørg Øisang, politician (born 1892)
  • 16 May - Christian Staib, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1892)
  • 1 June - Jens Bull, jurist and diplomat (born 1886)
  • 18 June - Niels Christian Ditleff, diplomat (born 1881)
  • 27 July - Arnold Holmboe, politician and Minister (born 1873)
  • 28 August - Johan Nordhagen, artist (born 1856)
  • 28 October - Øyvind Alfred Stensrud, politician (born 1887)
  • 12 December - Jakob Friis, politician (born 1883)
  • 16 December - Frithjof Olstad, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (born 1890)
  • 17 December - Lauritz Sand, resistance fighter (born 1879)
  • 28 December - Oskar Olsen, speed skater and Olympic silver medallist (born 1897).
  • Full date unknown

  • Anton Ludvig Alvestad, politician and Minister (born 1883)
  • Sigval Bergesen, ship-owner and politician (born 1863)
  • Helmer Hanssen, polar explorer (born 1870)
  • Nikolai Nissen Paus, surgeon (born 1877)
  • Harald Smedvik, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (born 1888)
  • References

    1956 in Norway Wikipedia


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