13. July 2020
Travel

The spy plane that disappeared

Friday, June 13, 1952, a DC-3 takes off from Bromma airport. On board are eight people on a top secret operation. The plane never returns and remains gone for over 50 years.

Technology

Geostory: Grensen 17

With the app Geostory you can relive the sabotage actions the Oslo gang carried out where they spanned out in the spring of 1944.

Travel

Vasa ship

On August 10, 1628, the ship “Vasa” wrecked on her maiden voyage on her way from Stockholm harbor.

The Vasa museum houses the world’s only preserved ship from the 17th century, telling the history of the ship.

Travel

Interrailing to Spain

At Easter I chose to travel to Spain in a slightly different way; I bought an Interrail ticket and took the train.

Travel

Frankfurt am Main: Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany. The city has a lot to offer; From the top of the Main Tower there is a wonderful view of the city and in the Frankfurt Zoo you can meet around 450 different species of animals.

Today

13 July 2020
Today is this year's day number 194. We are in week 29, and have 172 days left of 2020.

At this day in history:
100 BCR. - Julius Cæsar, a possible date of birth was born.
1841Otto Wagner, architect (d. 1918) was born.
1908Women are for the first time participate in a modern Olympics.
1942Harrison Ford, American actor was born.
1951Arnold Schönberg, Austrian / American composer (b. 1874) died.
1970Roman Dostal, Czech biathlon was born.
1975Vegard Heggem, Norwegian footballer was born.
1978Marcus Andreasson, Swedish footballer was born.
1983Liu Xiang, Chinese athlete was born.
1985Live Aid held in London and Philadelphia (JFK Stadium) to raise money for famine victims in Ethiopia.
2001Ase-Marie Nesse, Norwegian poet (b. 1934) died.
2005Ingeborg Bertea Thuen, Norway's oldest woman (b. 1897) died.

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Early Sunday morning you must set the clock

Early Sunday morning we change from daylight saving time to standard time, but which way are you going to set the clock?

LA4O visits Norwegian Technical Museum

This second week in May it was Wednesday already on Tuesday. The member's meeting was moved one day forward to visit the Norwegian Technical Museum. 11 radio amateurs met in the nice weather to attend a guided tour of the museum.

Tomorrow new banknotes will be put into circulation

Tomorrow the first notes with the new design is put into circulation. First out are the 100 and 200-krone notes.
Tyrannosaurus Rex på Universitetsplassen i forbindelse med Geologiens dag. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Tyrannosaurus Rex at University Square

Tyrannosaurus Rex is one of the most famous dinosaurs that have lived. In connection with presently being was a casting screened out at University Square.
Holmenkollbakken. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Pictures from Oslo

Here are some pictures shot in Oslo during the last week.