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Luxembourg - Historical Events
Date Event
1346-07-11

Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

1357-01-04

Flemish earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty

1504-09-22

Settled engagement of Karel of Luxembourg & Claudia the Beaujeu

1505-04-20

Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg

1543-07-07

French troops invade Luxembourg

1807-06-26

Lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die

1839-04-19

Treaty of London constitutes Belgium an independent kingdom & Luxembourg a Grand Duchy

1867-05-11

Treaty of London drawn, concerning Luxembourg

1867-09-09

Luxembourg gains independence

1868-10-17

Constitution of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg comes into effect

1912-02-25

Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

1914-08-01

Trois Vierges: German 69th infantry regiment enters Luxembourg on outbreak of WWI

1914-08-02

German troops overthrows Luxembourg

1920-05-01

Belgium-Luxembourg toll tunnel opens

1921-05-17

Belgian and Luxembourg sign customs union

1926-09-30

German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes

1932-07-18

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign Unity treaty

1940-05-10

Nazi armies attack Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg

1942-08-30

Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg

1944-09-05

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign unity treaty

1944-09-09

Allied forces liberate Luxembourg

1947-10-29

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands form Benelux Union

1949-01-29

Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand & Switzerland recognize Israel

1950-01-16

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel

1958-12-02

Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg

1964-11-12

Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1965-05-19

Patricia R Harris named 1st US black female ambassador (Luxembourg)

1973-10-09

1st general striking in Luxembourg since 1942

1974-06-18

Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg government

1977-04-03

Netherlands/Belgium/Luxembourg adopt summer time

1991-03-10

Marc Girardelli of Luxembourg clinches his 4th slalom World Cup

1995-01-19

Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg

2006-09-01

Luxembourg became the first country to complete the move to all digital television broadcasting.

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Luxembourg - Birthdays
Date Event
1296-08-10

John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg

1315-05-20

Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)

1451-05-17

Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg

1772-08-24

William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)

1817-07-24

Adolf WAKF, grand duke of Luxembourg (1890-1905)

1852-04-22

Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)

1854-07-21

Albert Edelfelt, Albert Edelfelt in the Luxembourg Gardens

1861-11-03

Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist

1882-02-26

Michael Dark, The Count of Luxembourg

1894-06-14

Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (d. 1924)

1896-01-23

Charlotte A E M W, grand duchess of Luxembourg (1919-64)

1921-01-05

Jean BMRLAAM d'Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964- )

1921-06-23

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964- )

1923-01-21

Dominique Tirmont, Le Comte de Luxembourg

1927-04-24

Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)

1935-05-23

Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)

1955-04-16

Henri, Heir Apparent Prince of Luxembourg

1965-01-14

Desiree Nosbusch, Luxembourg, actress (The Fan)

1976-01-04

Benoît Joachim, Luxembourg cyclist

1981-11-11

Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1992-04-16

Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg, Prince of Luxembourg

Luxembourg - Weddings
Date Event
2006-09-29

Prince Louis of Luxembourg (20) weds Tessy Antony (26) at a parish church in Gilsdorf, Luxembourg

2012-10-19

Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg Prince Guillaume (30) weds Countess of Belgium Stephanie de Lannoy (28) on a civil ceremony at the Hotel De Ville in Luxembourg

Luxembourg - Deaths
Date Event
1065-08-28

Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)

1288-06-05

Hendrik VI, earl of Luxembourg/Laroche (1281-88), dies in battle

1349-09-11

Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (b. 1315)

1695-01-04

Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies

1905-08-18

Albert Edelfelt, Albert Edelfelt in the Luxembourg Gardens

1905-11-17

Adolf WAKF, duke of Nassau/grand duke of Luxembourg, dies at 88

1905-11-17

Adolphe of Luxembourg, (b. 1817)

1912-02-25

Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)

1924-01-24

Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1894)

1934-01-24

Michael Dark, The Count of Luxembourg

1941-02-04

Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian, dies at 79

1948-08-25

Helen Lee Worthing, The Count of Luxembourg

1967-08-19

Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)

1985-07-09

Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1896)

2002-06-24

Pierre Werner, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (b. 1913)

2002-08-10

Dominique Tirmont, Le Comte de Luxembourg

2005-01-10

Joséphine-Charlotte, Grandduchess of Luxembourg (b. 1927)

2005-12-06

Charly Gaul, Luxembourg cyclist (b. 1932)

2016-05-26

Jos Hoffmann,: Luxembourg City's notorious "king of the night" dies aged 82


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