Friday, May 8, 2009

Crown Prince Olav receives honorary degree

May 8, 1939

The Chicago Daily Tribune reports today that Crown Prince Olav of Norway received an honorary degree of doctor of laws from St. Olaf College, a Lutheran school. St Olaf is located in Northfield, Minnesota.
Afterward, the Crown Prince traveled to Rochester, Minnesota, where he toured the Mayo Clinic. Tonight, the Crown Prince and his wife, Crown Princess Martha, will board a train for Kansas City. On Sunday, the couple will arrive in Los Angeles for three days. They are in the United States for eight weeks.

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