Norwegian History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 365

  • 1937-12-21 Harald V, King of Norway (1991-present), born in Akershus, Norway
  • 1938-01-02 Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author
  • 1938-12-16 Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress and director (The Emigrants, Persona), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1939-04-20 Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian Prime Minister (1981-82, 1986-89, 1990-96) and Director-General of the World Health Organisation, born in Bærum, Norway
  • 1939-08-18 Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian, born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2008)
  • 1940-12-17 Kåre Valebrokk, Norwegian journalist
  • 1941-03-25 Gudmund Hernes, Norwegian politician
  • 1942-02-09 Peder Lunde Jr, Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1943-06-27 Kjersti Døvigen, Norwegian actress (Offshore), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1943-08-04 Bjørn Wirkola, Norwegian ski jumper, born in Alta, Norway
  • 1943-11-26 Jan Stenerud, Norwegian NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)
  • 1943-12-05 Eva Joly, Norwegian-born French magistrate
  • 1944-01-07 Arne Scheie, Norwegian sports commentator
  • 1944-04-08 Odd Nerdrum, Norwegian painter
  • 1944-05-07 Eva Norvind, Norwegian-Mexican actress, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2006)
  • 1945-11-15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • 1946-06-21 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • 1947-03-04 Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician
  • 1947-08-23 Terje Rypdal, Norwegian jazz guitarist and composer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1947-09-03 Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician (Christian Democratic Party), born in Molde, Norway
  • 1947-09-24 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor
  • 1948-07-13 Alf Hansen, Norwegian double sculls (Olympic gold 1976)

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1949-01-12 Haruki Murakami, Japanese writer (Norwegian Wood), born in Kyoto, Japan

  • 1949-03-18 Åse Kleveland, Norwegian singer and politician
  • 1949-09-27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian singer
  • 1950-02-20 John Voldstad, actor (Darryl-Newhart), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1950-07-19 Per-Kristian Foss, Norwegian Minister of Finance, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1950-12-21 Lillebjørn Nilsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1950-12-28 Øivind Blunck, Norwegian comedian and actor
  • 1951-06-24 Ivar Formo, Norwegian 50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-08-19 Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and playmate of year (Aug, 1975), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • 1951-12-08 Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1951-12-10 Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer
  • 1952-04-09 Magnar Åm, Norwegian composer, born in Trondheim
  • 1952-04-25 Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist
  • 1952-06-25 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1982)
  • 1952-08-08 Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author
  • 1953-03-06 Jan Kjærstad, Norwegian author
  • 1953-10-01 Greta Waitz, Norwegian marathon runner (1st female world marathon champion 1983), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2011)
  • 1956-01-24 Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
  • 1956-03-21 Ingrid Kristiansen, Norwegian marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
  • 1956-04-29 Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
  • 1956-05-20 Ingvar Ambjørnsen, Norwegian author (Elling tetralogy, Brødre i blodet), born in Tønsberg, Norway
  • 1956-08-23 Valgerd Svarstad Haugland, Norwegian politician, born in Kvam, Norway
  • 1957-03-09 Jon Engen, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1957-12-02 Dagfinn Høybråten, Norwegian politician
  • 1958-08-01 Tor Håkon Holte, Norwegian cross country skier, born in Drammen, Norway
  • 1959-03-16 Jens Stoltenberg, Norwegian politician and former Prime Minister of Norway (2000-1, 2005-13), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1959-09-14 Morten Harket, Norwegian rocker (Aha-Take on Me), born in Kongsberg, Norway
  • 1960-06-24 Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director
  • 1960-09-02 Kristin Halvorsen, Norwegian politician
  • 1960-10-14 John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics 1994)
  • 1961-03-03 Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian
  • 1961-09-06 Pal Waaktaar, Norwegian rock guitarist and vocalist (A-ha), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1961-11-01 Magne Furuholmen, keyboardist/vocalist (Aha-Take on Me), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1962-10-28 Erik Thorstvedt, Norwegian footballer
  • 1962-11-12 Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenter
  • 1963-01-15 Erling Kagge, Norwegian explorer (South Pole)
  • 1964-02-23 John Norum, Swedish rocker (Europe), born in Vardø, Norway
  • 1964-09-08 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
  • 1965-09-12 Einstein Kristiansen, Norwegian cartoonist, designer and TV host, born in Greåker, Sarpsborg, Norway
  • 1966-02-09 Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian
  • 1966-04-18 Trine Hattestad, Norwegian athlete
  • 1966-06-19 Silje Nergaard, Norwegian jazz singer (Tell Me Where You're Going), born in Steinkjer, Norway
  • 1966-08-14 Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer
  • 1966-08-31 Jan Einar Thorsen, Norwegian Alpine skier
  • 1967-04-11 Stefan Johnstown, Norwegian speed walker (world record 20 km)
  • 1967-06-19 Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
  • 1967-07-25 Tommy Skjerven, Norwegian football referee, born in Kaupanger, Norway
  • 1967-10-06 Svend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman
  • 1968-03-15 Terje Riis-Johansen, Norwegian politician
  • 1968-03-22 Euronymous, Norwegian black metal musician (d. 1993)
  • 1969-02-28 Tor Øivind Ødegaard, Norwegian track runner
  • 1969-04-14 Vebjørn Selbekk, Norwegian journalist
  • 1969-06-04 Tine Moberg-Parker, Canada Europe class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1969-06-10 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969-06-18 Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • 1969-06-24 Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian singer
  • 1969-08-02 Jan Axel Blomberg Norwegian musician (Dimmu Borgir, Winds, Mayhem)
  • 1969-09-01 Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969-09-08 Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969-12-11 Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Norwegian footballer
  • 1970-02-02 Roar Strand, Norwegian footballer
  • 1970-02-10 Åsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1970-02-13 Karoline Krüger, Norwegian singer, born in Bergen, Norway
  • 1970-03-12 Roy Khan, Norwegian singer (Kamelot)
  • 1970-04-07 Leif Ove Andsnes, Norwegian pianist
  • 1970-07-31 Knut Holmann, Norwegian rower (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1970-08-17 Oyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1970-10-05 Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1971-01-14 Lasse Kjus, Norwegian skier
  • 1971-05-07 Horgh, (Reidar Horghagen) Norwegian drummer (Immortal/Hypocrisy)
  • 1971-08-10 Stephan Groth, Norwegian musician
  • 1971-09-02 Kjetil André Aamodt, Norwegian skier
  • 1971-09-22 Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
  • 1971-11-28 Fenriz, Norwegian musician (Darkthrone)
  • 1972-08-24 Christian Ruud, tennis star (1989 Norwegian), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1972-09-30 Ari Behn, Norwegian author
  • 1972-12-20 Anders Odden, Norwegian musician
  • 1973-02-11 Varg Vikernes, Norwegian musician, born in Bergen, Norway

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 209 of 209

  • 2012-09-16 Ragnhild Alexandra [Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen], Norwegian princess, dies of cancer at 82
  • 2013-03-27 Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian speed skater, dies from trauma due to a fall at 90
  • 2013-07-16 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norwegian ski jumper who took the Olympic oath in 1952, dies at 85
  • 2013-11-04 Hakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor and Olympic champion, dies at 87
  • 2014-12-08 Knut Nystedt, Norwegian composer, dies at 99
  • 2015-12-27 Stein Eriksen, Norwegian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 88
  • 2016-09-10 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, dies at 89
  • 2018-01-09 Odvar Nordli, 21st Prime Minister of Norway (Labour: 1976-81), dies at 90
  • 2018-05-07 Tore Torell, Norwegian magician, dies of cancer at 76