Rahul Sharma

1962 in Norway

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1962 in Norway
Decades:  1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s

Events in the year 1962 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Einar Gerhardsen (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 7 June – The Nordland Line between Trondheim and Bodø was opened.
  • 21 October - Hurtigruten passenger ship MS Sanct Svithun running between Bergen and Kirkenes goes in the northbound Hurtigruten, sank during a stormy night after running aground off her normal course, resulting in the deaths of 41 while 48 survived the event.
  • 5 November - 21 workers were killed in a mine accident in the Kongsfjorden in Svalbard.
  • 21 December – Rondane National Park is established as Norway's first national park.
  • Notable births

  • 25 January - Kari Kjønaas Kjos, politician
  • 6 February - Thomas Hylland Eriksen, social anthropologist
  • 4 May - Marit Arnstad, lawyer and politician
  • 5 April - Bente Engesland, magazine editor
  • 15 May - Gro Dahle, poet and writer
  • 12 October - Jonny Halberg, author and dramatist
  • 16 October - Elisabeth Aspaker, politician
  • 16 October - Helge Lund, businessperson
  • 1 November - Magne Furuholmen, A-ha lead keyboardist
  • 18 December - Dorthe Skappel, television personality, journalist, celebutante and former model
  • Notable deaths

  • 24 February - Per Skou, international soccer player (b.1891)
  • 22 April - Anders Johanneson Bøyum, politician (b.1890)
  • 8 May - Alfred Madsen, engineer, newspaper editor, trade unionist and politician (b.1888)
  • 5 June - Hans Eidnes, politician (b.1887)
  • 11 June - Sveinung O. Flaaten, politician (b.1898)
  • 30 July - Johannes Gerckens Bassøe, jurist and civil servant (b.1878)
  • 1 August - Olaf Sørensen, politician (b.1892)
  • 12 August - Vibeke Lunde, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (b.1921).
  • 10 October - Trygve Gulbranssen, novelist (b.1894)
  • 29 October - Einar Gundersen, international soccer player (b.1896)
  • 7 December - Kirsten Flagstad, opera singer (b.1895)
  • 17 December - Jens Schive, journalist and diplomat (b.1900)
  • 21 December - Asbjørn Bodahl, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (b.1896)
  • 30 December - Olav Bruvik, politician and Minister (b.1912)
  • References

    1962 in Norway Wikipedia


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