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1915

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* '''?''' - Earliest "evidence" of Tolkien working on "fairy language".
 
* '''?''' - Earliest "evidence" of Tolkien working on "fairy language".
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the poem [[Goblin Feet]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the poem ''[[Goblin Feet]]''.
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''10''' - Exams start at Oxford University. Because of the war, only Tolkien and 24 others remain in the entire University. Tolkien passes.
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* '''[[June 10|10]]''' - Exams start at Oxford University. Because of the war, only Tolkien and 24 others remain in the entire University. Tolkien passes.
* '''28''' -  Tolkien applies at the Oxford recruiting office to join the army.
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* '''[[June 28|28]]''' -  Tolkien applies at the Oxford recruiting office to join the army.
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is awarded First Class Honours degree in English Language and Literature.
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* '''?''' - Tolkien is awarded First Class Honours degree in English Language and Literature.
  
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''15''' - Tolkien is commissioned as a second lieutenant of the 13th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, and begins training at Bedford.
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* '''[[July 15|15]]''' - Tolkien is commissioned as a second lieutenant of the 13th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, and begins training at Bedford.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''25''' - The Big Four of the [[T.C.B.S.]] - Tolkien, [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|Smith]], [[Christopher Wiseman|Wiseman]] and [[Robert Gilson|Gilson]] - have their last meeting.
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* '''[[September 25|25]]''' - The Big Four of the [[T.C.B.S.]] - Tolkien, [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|Smith]], [[Christopher Wiseman|Wiseman]] and [[Robert Gilson|Gilson]] - have their last meeting.
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''21''' -  G.B. Smith is shipped to France.
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* '''[[November 21|21]]''' -  G.B. Smith is shipped to France.
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - The poem ''[[Goblin Feet]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - The poem ''[[Goblin Feet]]'' is published.

Revision as of 18:25, 17 May 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1915.

March

  • ? - Earliest "evidence" of Tolkien working on "fairy language".

April

June

  • 10 - Exams start at Oxford University. Because of the war, only Tolkien and 24 others remain in the entire University. Tolkien passes.
  • 28 - Tolkien applies at the Oxford recruiting office to join the army.
  • ? - Tolkien is awarded First Class Honours degree in English Language and Literature.

July

  • 15 - Tolkien is commissioned as a second lieutenant of the 13th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, and begins training at Bedford.

September

November

  • 21 - G.B. Smith is shipped to France.

?

Years
1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918