1994 in Norway

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1994
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Norway
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Events in the year 1994 in Norway.

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Events[edit]

  • 15–17 April – The Progress Party national convention at Bolkesjø, turns out to be one of the most dramatic purges in the history of Norwegian party politics, ending with the libertarian section of the party losing all power to the traditionalists.
  • 28–29 September - Torp hostage crisis: Two Swedish robbers took two police officers and two pensioners as hostages at the Sandefjord Airport, Torp. The police freed the hostages and killed one of the hostage takers. It is the only incident in peace time that a Norwegian police chief has given the orders to shoot to kill.
  • 28 November - Norway votes no to EU.
  • 8 December - The Hitra Tunnel subsea road tunnel is opened. At the time of its opening, it was the world's deepest undersea tunnel (at the depth of 264 metres)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Aamold, Svein. "Per Palle Storm". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Baas, Nils Andreas. "Sigmund Selberg". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Jørgensen, Jørn-Kr. "Kaleb Nytrøen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 

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