1974 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Years:||1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977|
||Pierre Werner (until 15 June)
Gaston Thorn (from 15 June)
|Deputy Prime Minister
||Eugène Schaus (until 15 June)
Raymond Vouel (from 15 June)
|President of the Chamber of Deputies
|President of the Council of State||Maurice Sevenig|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Colette Flesch|
January – March
- January – Cargolux takes over Loftleiðir's maintenance and engineering departments, which were subsequently transferred from New York City to Luxembourg City.
- 10 January – Paul Beghin is appointed to the Council of State.
- 4 February – A law reforming marriage is passed.
- 20 March – A law on planning and regional development is passed in an attempt to reverse seventy years of depopulation in the countryside.
April – June
- 6 April – Having won the previous year's competition, Luxembourg is offered the chance to host the Eurovision Song Contest 1974, but RTL turns down the opportunity on the grounds of cost. Thus, it is held in the United Kingdom instead. Representing Luxembourg, Ireen Sheer finishes fourth with the song Bye bye, I Love You.
- 28 April – Cargolux opens its first hangar, at Luxembourg-Findel.
- 6 May – A law concerning industrial relations is passed, requiring all firms employing more than 150 people to have 'Mixed Committees' to represent employees.
- 26 May – Legislative elections are held. In the Chamber of Deputies, the DP and the newly formed SDP pick up three and five seats respectively.
- 15 June - A new government, under Gaston Thorn of the Democratic Party in coalition with the Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party takes office. The Christian Social People's Party goes into opposition for the first time since its formation.
July – September
October – December
- 26 November - Capital punishment is formally abolished.
- 29 November – Johny Lahure is appointed to the Council of State.
- "Membres depuis 1857" (in French). Council of State. Retrieved 2009-04-05.
- Thewes (2006), p. 181
- Thewes (2006), p. 178
- Thewes (2006), p. 180
- Thewes (2006), p. 182
- Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (in French) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.