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1917

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* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
 
* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
 
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* '''14''' - [[John Justin]], who would play [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)]]'', is born.
 
* '''16''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
 
* '''16''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] begins work on ''[[The Book of Lost Tales]]''.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] begins work on ''[[The Book of Lost Tales]]''.

Revision as of 22:20, 2 May 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1917.

January

  • 12 - Tolkien's leave of absence (to recover from his trench fever) ends, but he is far from recovered.

February

  • 27 - J.R.R. Tolkien faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.

April

June

August

October

  • 13 - J.R.R. Tolkien is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.

November

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Years
1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920