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==On Earth==
 
==On Earth==
* '''[[1917]]''' - [[Hans Conried]], the man who voiced the part of [[Thorin II Oakenshield]] in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]], is born.
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* '''[[1917]]''' - [[Hans Conried]], the man who would voice [[Thorin II Oakenshield]] in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]], is born.
 
* '''[[1953]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
 
* '''[[1953]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
* '''[[1962]]''' - [[Tom Kane]], who would voice [[Gandalf]] in [[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)]], is born.
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* '''[[1962]]''' - [[Tom Kane]], who would voice [[Gandalf]] in the video game ''[[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' and the narrator in ''[[The Hobbit (2003 video game)|The Hobbit]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[2007]]''' - ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 4]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[2007]]''' - ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 4]]'' is published.
 
==In Arda==
 
==In Arda==
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***The [[Balchoth]] and a great host of Orcs attack the inferior host of [[Gondor]] on the [[Field of Celebrant]].  
 
***The [[Balchoth]] and a great host of Orcs attack the inferior host of [[Gondor]] on the [[Field of Celebrant]].  
 
***All seems lost for Gondor until the [[Eotheod]] under leadership of [[Eorl the Young|Eorl]] come to its aid.
 
***All seems lost for Gondor until the [[Eotheod]] under leadership of [[Eorl the Young|Eorl]] come to its aid.
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***Death of [[Borondir Udalraph]].
 
***Together with the [[Eotheod]] [[Gondor]] is victorious and [[Cirion]], steward of [[Gondor]], gives [[Calenardhon]] to [[Eorl the Young|Eorl]] which becomes the later [[Rohan]].
 
***Together with the [[Eotheod]] [[Gondor]] is victorious and [[Cirion]], steward of [[Gondor]], gives [[Calenardhon]] to [[Eorl the Young|Eorl]] which becomes the later [[Rohan]].
  
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