Today in History: Norway

Norwegian carriage [Norway]
Today in History–May 17–the Library of Congress features Norwegian Constitution Day, celebrated on this date in commemoration of the 1814 adoption of Norway’s constitution. Learn more about this Northern European country and Norwegian Americans by visiting the Today in History section and clicking the links below to access related primary sources.

Glad Syttonde Mai! Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution In Custodia Legis blog post, May 15, 2014

Norway country profile BBC

Norway timeline BBC

Norway primary source set from the World Digital Library

Norway maps

Norway images

Books & other texts about Norway

Newspaper articles related to the Norwegian Constitution

Norway historical newspaper coverage

Norwegian songs (streaming audio, most in Norwegian)

More Norwegian songs (downloadable files)

Norway sheet music

Oral histories of U.S. veteran’s serving in Norway

Norway legislation

Norway: Guide to Law online

Norway: Places in the News July, 2011

Return of a Sámi Drum In Custodia Legis February 2, 2022

Norwegian American life histories

Norwegian American image set

More World History & Culture Resources