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Events in the year 1976 in Norway.
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- 15 January - Odvar Nordli becomes Prime Minister of Norway
- 15 January – Nordli's Cabinet was appointed.
- 18 January – A 6.2-magnitude earthquake occurs in Svalbard.
- 25 May - Conscription age in Norway is lowered from 20 to 19 years of age.
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- 5 February - Harald Stenerud, hammer and discus thrower (b.1897)
- 2 March - Narve Bonna, ski jumper and Olympic silver medallist (b.1901)
- 10 March - Einar Ræder, long jumper (b.1896)
- 12 March - Petter Carl Reinsnes, politician (b.1904)
- 4 April - Nils Emaus Nilsen, politician (b.1886)
- 8 April - Brynjulv Sjetne, politician (b.1917)
- 9 May - Jens Bjørneboe, writer (b.1920)
- 19 May - Tønnes Oksefjell, politician (b.1901)
- 19 May – Theo Findahl, teacher and journalist (born 1891).
- 19 June - Peder Ree Pedersen, politician (b.1913)
- 19 July - Oliver Dahl-Goli, politician (b.1897)
- 30 July - Sverre Offenberg Løberg, politician (b.1905)
- 4 September - Sverre Bernhard Nybø, politician (b.1903)
- 7 September - Birger Halvorsen, high jumper (b.1905)
- 21 September - Jens Salvesen, sailor and Olympic silver medallist (b.1881)
- 5 October - Lars Onsager, physical chemist and theoretical physicist, winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b.1903)
- 29 October - Magnus Herseth, rower and Olympic bronze medallist (b.1892)
- 28 November - Jens E. Ekornes, businessperson (b.1908)
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- Ludvig G. Braathen, shipping and airline magnate (b.1891)
- Edvard Drabløs, actor and theatre director (b.1883)
- Bjarne Eriksen, businessperson (b.1886)
- Sigurd Eriksen, painter (b.1884)
- Kristian Fjeld, politician and Minister (b.1887)
- Gunnar Gunnarsson Helland, Hardanger fiddle maker (b.1889)
- Erik Kristen-Johanssen, jurist and theatre director (b.1901)
- Arvid Noe, sailor and truck driver, one of the first non-Africans known to have died from AIDS (b.1946)
- Leif J. Sverdrup, civil engineer and military officer in America (b.1898)