1904 in Norway

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1904
in
Norway
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See also: 1904 in Sweden
List of years in Norway

Events in the year 1904 in Norway.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 23 January – Ålesund Fire: a major fire break out during the night in the town of Ålesund. The fire destroyed almost the whole city centre, built mostly of wood like the majority of Norwegian towns in that era. The Fire left nearly 10,000 people homeless.
  • 22 March - the profession of attorney was opened for women; Elise Sem opened an attorney's office as the first woman in Europe
  • 28 June - The Danish ocean liner SS Norge runs aground and sinks close to Rockall, killing 635, including 225 Norwegian emigrants

Arts and literature[edit]

  • December - Adolf Østbye, revue artist, made the first gramophone record in Norway

Notable births[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

Notable deaths[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vormeland, Oddvar. "Helga Stene". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 February 2013.