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1996 in Norway

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1996 in Norway
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Events in the year 1996 in Norway.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch - Harald V
  • Prime Minister - Gro Harlem Brundtland (Labour Party) until 25 October, Thorbjørn Jagland (Labour Party)
  • Events

  • 29 August - Operafjell Accident: Vnukovo Airlines Flight 2801, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashes into a mountain on Spitsbergen, an island in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, killing all 141 on board.
  • 25 October - Gro Harlem Brundtland resigns as Prime Minister of Norway for the third time.
  • 25 October – Jagland's Cabinet was appointed.
  • Notable births

  • 29 January - Nora Foss al-Jabri, singer
  • 28 February - Karsten Warholm, athlete
  • 24 April - Henrik Furuseth, racing driver
  • 6 July - Sigrid Schjetne, murder victim (d. 2012)
  • 14 September - Zymer Bytyqi, Belgium-born footballer
  • 4 November - Adelén Steen, singer
  • 22 November - Sandra Kleppe, pirate
  • Notable deaths

  • 8 January - Olaf Knudson, politician (b.1915)
  • 13 February - Willy Arne Wold, politician (b.1929)
  • 1 March - Hårek Ludvig Hansen, politician (b.1901)
  • 21 March - Sverre Sørsdal, boxer and Olympic silver medallist (b.1900)
  • 30 March - Hjalmar Hvam, Nordic skier and inventor of the first safety ski binding (b.1902)
  • 2 April – Jens Henrik Nordlie, military officer (b.1910).
  • 10 April - Hans Beck, ski jumper and Olympic silver medallist (b.1911)
  • 10 April - Gunnar Konsmo, speed skater (b.1922)
  • 23 April – Edvard Kaurin Barth, resistance member and zoologist (b.1913).
  • 1 May - Arvid Johansen, politician (b.1910)
  • 20 May - Kristian Lien, politician (d.1915)
  • 17 June - Erling Kaas, pole vaulter (b.1915)
  • 28 June - Birger Breivik, politician (b.1912)
  • 1 July - Einar Hovdhaugen, politician (b.1908)
  • 4 July - Magnhild Hagelia, politician (b.1904)
  • 19 July - Sverre Wilberg, actor (b.1929)
  • 20 July - Bernt Østerkløft, Nordic combined skier (b.1906)
  • 26 July - Olav Totland, politician (b.1904)
  • 23 August – Sverre Holm, sociologist (b.1910).
  • 23 August - Øivind Holmsen, international soccer player and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1912).
  • 13 September - Thorvald Wilhelmsen, long distance runner (b.1912)
  • 25 September - Helge Jakobsen, politician (b.1901)
  • 1 October - Carl Fredrik Engelstad, writer, playwright, journalist, translator and theatre director (b.1915)
  • 9 October - Per Asplin, actor (b.1928)
  • 11 October - Rolf Wideröe, particle physicist (b.1902)
  • 25 October - Eva Lund Haugen, author and editor in America (b.1907)
  • 7 November - Sverre Kolterud, Nordic combined skier (b.1908)
  • 20 November - Jens Boyesen, diplomat and politician (b.1920)
  • 23 November - Torstein Olav Kuvaas, politician (b.1908)
  • 29 December - Johan Trandem, shot putter and discus thrower (b.1899)
  • 30 December - Erik Heiberg, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (b.1916)
  • Full date unknown

  • Knut Blom, judge (b.1916)
  • Kjell Borgen, politician and Minister (b.1939)
  • Trygve Brodahl, cross country skier (b.1904)
  • John Engh, architect (b.1915)
  • Kjell Henriksen, scientist (b.1938)
  • Kirsten Myklevoll, politician and Minister (b.1928)
  • References

    1996 in Norway Wikipedia


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