1988 in Norway

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1988
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Norway
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Events in the year 1988 in Norway.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • May 6 – Widerøe Flight 710, a Dash 7, crashes in Torghatten, Norway in heavy fog, killing all 36 passengers in the worst-ever Dash 7 accident.[citation needed]
  • February 23 – Edvard Munch's painting "Vampire" was stolen from the Munch Museum in Oslo.[citation needed]
  • July – Seal hunting inspector Odd F. Lindberg submits a highly critical report on the conditions of the hunt. With the national and international attention that follows this becomes arguably the biggest news story in Norway this year.[1]
  • August 15 – 15 people are killed in the Måbødalen bus accident.
  • August 21 – The Stolen Munch painting "Vampire" is retrieved.
  • December 5 – TVNorge, the first advertising-supported Norwegian channel, begins its broadcasting.

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Full date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Landslagsprofiler – Pernille B. Wibe" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Handball Federation. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Larsen, Øivind. "Alf Brodal". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 

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