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1916

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* '''3''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
 
* '''3''' - G.B. Smith dies of gas-gangrene in his wounds. The news doesn't reach Tolkien until the 16th.
* '''16-25''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.  
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* '''16-25''' - Tolkien recovers, and he and Edith visit Great Haywood.
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* '''28''' - [[Noel Johnson]], who would play [[Éomer]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.
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== ? ==
 
*'''?''' - Tolkien writes the poem ''[[Habbanan beneath the Stars]]'' {{Years|1913|1914|1915|1916|1917|1918|1919|}}  
 
*'''?''' - Tolkien writes the poem ''[[Habbanan beneath the Stars]]'' {{Years|1913|1914|1915|1916|1917|1918|1919|}}  
 
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Revision as of 17:04, 16 May 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1916.

Early

  • ? - Being a linguist, Tolkien decides to specialise in signalling, and learns Morse code.

March

April

June

July

August

September

October

November

  • 8 - Tolkien is repatriated, and is sent to a hospital in Birmingham.
  • 29 - G.B. Smith is hit by shrapnel, and wounded on his right arm and thigh.

December

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Years
1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919