Harman Patil

1966 in Norway

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1966 in Norway
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Events in the year 1966 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Olav V
  • Prime Minister - Per Borten (Centre Party)
  • Events

  • 7 August - The Storskog border control between Norway and the Soviet Union is opened. It remains the only legal border crossing from Norway to Russia till this day.
  • The first Bislett Games were held at Bislett Stadium in Oslo.
  • Music

  • Arne Bendiksen - "Intet er nytt under solen", performed by Åse Kleveland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966
  • Harald Sæverud - Symphony no 9
  • Literature

  • Karin Bang, poet and novelist, is awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
  • Ebba Haslund, novelist, is awarded the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize for the novel Det trange hjerte.
  • Notable births

  • 9 February – Harald Eia, comedian
  • 2 May – Øyvind Rimbereid, author and poet
  • 11 July – Arnfinn Bårdsen, judge
  • 14 July – Brynjar Lia, historian and research professor
  • 27 October – Helene Falch Fladmark, politician
  • 27 October – Hege Nerland, politician (d.2007)
  • 28 September – Alvhild Hedstein, politician
  • 19 December – Sylvia Brustad, politician and Minister
  • Notable deaths

  • 15 January – Birger Braadland, politician (b.1879)
  • 3 February – Ivar Navelsaker, military officer (b. 1893).
  • 24 March – Morten Ansgar Kveim, pathologist (b.1892)
  • 26 March – Wilhelm Engel Bredal, politician (b.1907)
  • 2 April – Sverre Hope, politician (b.1902)
  • 6 April – Hans Engen, journalist, diplomat and politician (b.1912)
  • 10 April – Jens Marcus Mottré, politician (b.1886)
  • 11 May – Rolf Hofmo, politician and sports official (b. 1898).
  • 26 May – Helga Eng, psychologist and educationalist (born 1875).
  • 28 May – Harry Haraldsen, speed skater (b.1911)
  • 6 June – Hans Ingvald Hansen Ratvik, politician (b.1883)
  • 18 June – Einar Skjæraasen, author (b.1900)
  • 5 July
  • Ole Jørgensen, politician (b.1897)
  • Anders Moen, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (b.1887)
  • 14 July – Nils Andresson Lavik, politician (b.1884)
  • 17 July – Nils Dahl, middle distance runner (b.1882)
  • 16 August – Carl Klæth, gymnast and Olympic silver medallist (b.1887)
  • 20 August – Marie Ingeborg Skau, politician (b.1890)
  • 26 August – Nils Asheim, politician (b.1895)
  • 13 September – Alfred Engelsen, gymnast and Olympic gold medallist (b.1893)
  • 13 October – Asbjørn Øverås, educator (b.1896)
  • 15 October – Jon Andrå, politician (b.1888)
  • 25 November – Hans Reidar Holtermann, commander of Hegra Fortress (b.1895)
  • 13 December – Ingvald Johannes Jaklin, politician (b.1896)
  • 20 December – Aslaug Låstad Lygre, poet (b.1910).
  • 26 December – Christopher Dahl, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (b.1898)
  • References

    1966 in Norway Wikipedia


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