1970s|Monarch - Haakon VII
Prime Minister - Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
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.
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.
The Song of the Red Ruby (original title Sangen om den røde rubin), novel by Agnar Mykle
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
Eivind Aadland, conductor and violinist
Olav Rune Ekeland Bastrup, writer and historian
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).
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)
1956 in Norway Wikipedia
Events in the year 1956 in Norway.