Neha Patil

1993 in Norway

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1993 in Norway
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Events in the year 1993 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Harald V
  • Prime Minister - Gro Harlem Brundtland (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 30 April - Norway's registered partnership civil union law is passed.
  • 1 August - Norway's registered partnership civil union law comes into effect, granting same-sex couples the same rights as married couples, except for the right to adopt or marry in a church..
  • 10 August - Black metal musician Varg Vikernes murders Euronymous, another black metal musician. Vikernes gets sentenced to 21 years in prison (maximum sentence under Norwegian law).
  • 20 August – Negotiations concerning agreements between the government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) are conducted secretly in Oslo and eventually conclude with the signing of the first agreement in the Oslo Accords between by Foreign Minister Shimon Peres for Israel, Mahmoud Abbas for the PLO and Secretary of State Warren Christopher for the United States.
  • 13 September – The 1993 Parliamentary election takes place. The Labour Party won a plurality of seats, and Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland remained in office.
  • 11 October - The Norwegian publisher William Nygaard was shot three times outside his home in Dagaliveien in Oslo. The assassination attempt was most likely committed by Islamic fundamentalists whom wanted to kill him for publishing the Norwegian edition of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses.
  • 27 October - Widerøe Flight 744, a De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, crashes in Overhalla, Norway on approach to Namsos Airport, killing both pilots and four passengers; the crash is also known as the Namsos Accident.
  • Alta Museum receives the European Museum of the Year Award.
  • Notable births

  • 12 October - Linn Oeymo, Philippines-based actress
  • Notable deaths

  • 12 January - Margit Tøsdal, politician (born 1918)
  • 25 January - Nils Kristen Jacobsen, politician (born 1908)
  • 28 January - Erik Herseth, sailor and Olympic gold medallist (born 1892)
  • 31 January - Frithjof Ulleberg, soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (born 1911)
  • 7 February - Erling Dekke Næss, shipowner and businessman (born 1901)
  • 17 March - Thorstein Treholt, politician and Minister (born 1911)
  • 28 March - Per Sonerud, politician (born 1915)
  • 17 April - Torstein Eckhoff, civil servant and professor of law (born 1916)
  • 20 April – Osvald Harjo, resistance member (born 1910).
  • 18 June - Brynjulf Bull, lawyer, Supreme Court advocate and politician (born 1906)
  • 24 June - Odd Sagør, politician and Minister (born 1918)
  • 30 June - Iver Johan Unsgård, politician (born 1903)
  • 30 July - Sigmund Søfteland, speed skater (born 1923)
  • 10 August - Euronymous, black metal guitarist (born 1968)
  • 21 August - Thor Fossum, politician (born 1916)
  • 3 September – Henrik Selberg, mathematician (born 1906).
  • 14 September - Erling Asbjørn Kongshaug, rifle shooter, Olympic gold medallist and multiple World Champion (born 1915)
  • 14 October - Harald Hennum, international soccer player (born 1928)
  • 18 November - Arvid Fladmoe, composer and conductor (born 1915)
  • 27 November - Einar Landvik, Nordic skier (born 1898)
  • 6 December - Jørgen Mathiesen, landowner and businessperson (born 1901)
  • Full date unknown

  • Aagot Børseth, actor (born 1898)
  • Johan Hambro, journalist (born 1915)
  • Hans Andreas Ihlebæk, journalist (born 1930)
  • Jens Christian Mellbye, judge (born 1914)
  • Nils Johan Rud, novelist, short story writer and magazine editor (born 1908)
  • Simen Skjønsberg, journalist and writer (born 1920)
  • Tor Skjønsberg, resistance leader, politician and Minister (born 1903)
  • Olav Torpp, traffic engineer and civil servant (born 1907)
  • Johan Vestly, illustrator (born 1923)
  • References

    1993 in Norway Wikipedia


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