Updated at September 24, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Harald V of Norway is best known as King who has born on February 21, 1937 in Oslo, Norway. Currently, Harald V of Norway is 85 years, 7 months and 3 days old. Harald V of Norway will celebrate 86th birthday on Tuesday, 21st of February 2023. Below the countdown to Harald V of Norway upcoming birthday.
King of Norway who ascended to the throne after the death of his father in 1991. He is related to monarchs of Belgium and Denmark among others.
He was the first prince born in Norway in over six centuries.
As Norway's king, he was also head of its official church and the supreme commander of the military.
His marriage to Sonja Haraldsen in 1968, stirred much controversy because she was a commoner.
He was present at the oath of office ceremony of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harald V of Norway is 85 years old today.
Harald V of Norway was born on February 21, 1937 in Oslo, Norway.
Harald V of Norway zodiac sign is Pisces.
Harald V of Norway was best known as King.
Here's quick list of some fun facts about Harald V of Norway's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.
Below are historical events that coincided with Harald V of Norway's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1945||World War II: During the Battle of Iwo Jima, Japanese kamikaze planes sink the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea and damage the USS Saratoga.|
|1945||World War II: the Brazilian Expeditionary Force defeat the German forces in the Battle of Monte Castello on the Italian front.|
|1947||In New York City, Edwin Land demonstrates the first "instant camera", the Polaroid Land Camera, to a meeting of the Optical Society of America.|
|1948||NASCAR is incorporated.|
|1952||The British government, under Winston Churchill, abolishes identity cards in the UK to "set the people free".|
|1952||The Bengali Language Movement protests occur at the University of Dhaka in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).|
|1958||The CND symbol, aka peace symbol, commissioned by the Direct Action Committee in protest against the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, is designed and completed by Gerald Holtom.|
|1971||The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.|
|1972||United States President Richard Nixon visits the People's Republic of China to normalize Sino-American relations.|
|1972||The Soviet unmanned spaceship Luna 20 lands on the Moon.|
|1973||Over the Sinai Desert, Israeli fighter aircraft shoot down Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 jet killing 108 people.|
|1974||The last Israeli soldiers leave the west bank of the Suez Canal pursuant to a truce with Egypt.|
|1975||Watergate scandal: Former United States Attorney General John N. Mitchell and former White House aides H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are sentenced to prison.|
|1995||Steve Fossett lands in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada becoming the first person to make a solo flight across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.|
|2013||At least 17 people are killed and 119 injured following several bombings in the Indian city of Hyderabad.|
|1985||The birth of Georgios Samaras, Greek footballer|
|1985||The birth of Jamaal Westerman, American football player|
|1986||The birth of Charlotte Church, Welsh singer-songwriter and actress|
|1987||The birth of Ellen Page, Canadian actress|
|1989||The birth of Corbin Bleu, American actor, model, dancer, film producer and singer-songwriter|
|1990||The birth of Mattias Tedenby, Swedish ice hockey player|
|1991||The birth of Joe Alwyn, English actor|
|1991||The birth of Riyad Mahrez, Algerian footballer|
|1991||The birth of Ji So-yun, South Korean footballer|
|1991||The birth of Devon Travis, American baseball player|
|1993||The birth of Steve Leo Beleck, Cameroonian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Davy Klaassen, Dutch footballer|
|1994||The birth of Tang Haochen, Chinese tennis player|
|1994||The birth of Charalampos Mavrias, Greek footballer|
|1996||The birth of Sophie Turner, English actress|
|2011||The death of Dwayne McDuffie, American author and screenwriter, co-founded Milestone Media (b. 1962)|
|2011||The death of Bernard Nathanson, American physician and activist (b. 1926)|
|2012||The death of H. M. Darmstandler, American general (b. 1922)|
|2013||The death of Hasse Jeppson, Swedish footballer (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Héctor Maestri, Cuban-American baseball player (b. 1935)|
|2014||The death of Matthew Robinson, Australian snowboarder (b. 1985)|
|2014||The death of Cornelius Schnauber, German-American historian, playwright, and academic (b. 1939)|
|2015||The death of Aleksei Gubarev, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1931)|
|2015||The death of Sadeq Tabatabaei, Iranian journalist and politician (b. 1943)|
|2015||The death of Clark Terry, American trumpet player, composer, and educator (b. 1920)|
|2016||The death of Eric Brown, Scottish-English captain and pilot (b. 1919)|
|2017||The death of Jeanne Martin Cissé, Guinean teacher and politician (b. 1926)|
|2018||The death of Billy Graham, American evangelist (b. 1918)|
|2019||The death of Stanley Donen, American film director (b. 1924)|
|2019||The death of Peter Tork, American musician and actor (b. 1942)|
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