1981 in Luxembourg
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|Years in Luxembourg:||1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s|
|Years:||1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984|
|Prime Minister||Pierre Werner|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Colette Flesch|
|President of the Chamber of Deputies||Léon Bollendorff|
|President of the Council of State||François Goerens|
|Mayor of Luxembourg City||Camille Polfer|
January – March
- 6 January – Gaston Thorn takes up his post as President of the European Commission.
- 2 February – A new newspaper, Haut, is launched.
- 14 February – Hereditary Grand Duke Henri marries Maria Teresa Mestre.
April – June
- 4 April – Representing Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Pascal finishes eleventh in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 with the song C'est Peut-Etre Pas L'Amerique.
- 23 April – Rights of confidentiality that patients enjoy with doctors are applied to bankers and clients to help promote Luxembourg as a financial centre.
- 14 June – The Soviet Union's Yuri Barinov wins the 1981 Tour de Luxembourg.
July – September
- 7 July – The European Parliament passes a resolution to 'review' the seat of the Secretariat being in Luxembourg City.
- 31 July – A Belgian fighter jet collides with the 285 m Dudelange Radio Tower, destroying the tower and killing a couple in a nearby house.
- 7 August – Luxembourg files an appeal with the European Court of Justice against the European Parliament's resolution of 7 July.
- 15 September – Christian Calmes is appointed Grand Marshal of Luxembourg.
October – December
- 10 October – Communal elections are held across Luxembourg.
- 31 December – Camille Polfer steps down as Mayor of Luxembourg City after only two years, due to ill health, and is succeeded by his daughter, Lydie the following day.
- 1 June – Tessy Scholtes, kareteka
- 16 September - Francesco Tristano Schlimé, pianist
- 11 November – Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg
- 16 September – Émile Colling, politician
- Thewes (2006), p. 191
- Thewes (2006), p. 203
- Thewes (2006), p. 200
- Thewes (2006), p. 197
- (French) Thewes, Guy (2006). Les gouvernements du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg depuis 1848 (PDF) (2006 ed.). Luxembourg City: Service Information et Presse. ISBN 978-2-87999-156-6. Retrieved 12 December 2009.