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* '''[[1 June|1]]''' - [[George Sayer]], friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.
 
* '''[[1 June|1]]''' - [[George Sayer]], friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.
 
*'''[[18 June|18]]''' - The [[Chequers Clubbe]], founded by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], meet to have dinner.
 
*'''[[18 June|18]]''' - The [[Chequers Clubbe]], founded by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], meet to have dinner.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[4 August|4]]''' - The British Empire declares [[World War I|war]] on Germany, following tension and conflict on the mainland in July.
 
* '''[[4 August|4]]''' - The British Empire declares [[World War I|war]] on Germany, following tension and conflict on the mainland in July.
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* '''?''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]] and [[Robert Gilson]] join the army. [[Christopher Wiseman]] joins the navy instead.
 
* '''?''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]] and [[Robert Gilson]] join the army. [[Christopher Wiseman]] joins the navy instead.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[24 September|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]''
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* '''[[24 September|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]''.
  
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 1]].  
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 1]].  
 
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''[[November|27]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 2]].
 
* '''[[November|27]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 2]].
 
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - The [[T.C.B.S.]] meet in London.
 
* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - The [[T.C.B.S.]] meet in London.
 
 
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* '''Spring''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is awarded the Skeat Prize for English by the [[University of Oxford#Exeter College|Exeter College]]. He spends the £5 prize money on buying [[List of books in Tolkien's library|four books]].
 
* '''?''' - Author and librarian [[William Ready]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author and librarian [[William Ready]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Artist [[Horus Engels]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Artist [[Horus Engels]] is born.

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1914.

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