- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien's first poem, The Battle of the Eastern Field, and the report "Acta Senatus", are published in The King Edward's School Chronicle.
- 3 - Swedish translator Åke Ohlmarks is born.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien writes the "Debating Society Report" and the Editorial in The King Edward's School Chronicle.
- ? - The Tolkiens go to holiday in Switzerland, where Ronald (alledgedly) finds a postcard of Der Berggeist.
- 12 - Felix Felton, who would play Bilbo Baggins, the Black Captain and Sauron in The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series), is born.
- 3 - Michael Hordern, who would voice Gandalf in the 1981 radio series of The Lord of the Rings, is born.
- 20 - J.R.R. Tolkien signs a Oxford University visitor's page.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien creates the Tea Club and Barrovian Society at grammar school.
- ? - J.A.W. Bennett, Inkling, born in New Zealand.
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