1970 in Denmark

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Events from the year 1970 in Denmark.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • February 2 – An unofficial 24-hour strike closed all Danish shipyards. The strikers were demanding a one korne an hour increase in wages to compensate for tax increases.[1]
  • February 6 – A further 24-hour unofficial strike in the Danish shipyards to protest at the forced resignation of 26 union stewards that had organised the 2 February strike.[2]
  • April 1 – The 1970 Danish Municipal Reform reduces the number of municipalities from 1,098 to 277 and the number of counties from 25 to 14. The reform also abolishes the last privileges for market towns.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Briefly." Times [London, England] 3 Feb. 1970: 24. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 22 Mar. 2014.
  2. ^ "Denmark." Times [London, England] 10 Feb. 1970: 23. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 22 Mar. 2014.

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