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1917

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[2 January|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[War Office 2 January 1917|a letter to the War Office]].
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* '''[[2 January|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to the War Office|a letter to the War Office]].
 
*'''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s leave of absence (to recover from his [[wikipedia:trench fever|trench fever]]) ends, but he is far from recovered.
 
*'''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s leave of absence (to recover from his [[wikipedia:trench fever|trench fever]]) ends, but he is far from recovered.
 
* '''[[23 January|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces a Medical Board in [[Birmingham]], but he is not deemed fit to return to [[World War I|war]].
 
* '''[[23 January|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces a Medical Board in [[Birmingham]], but he is not deemed fit to return to [[World War I|war]].
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* '''[[27 February|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
 
* '''[[27 February|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
 
==April==
 
==April==
*'''[[15 April|15]]''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1977 film)]]'', is born.
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*'''[[15 April|15]]''' - [[Hans Conried]], who would voice [[Thorin]] in [[The Hobbit (1977 film)|''The Hobbit'' (1977 film)]], is born.
 
*'''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Wiseman]], the Great Twin Brethren, meet in Harrogate, and discuss the fate of the [[T.C.B.S.|Barrovians]] and the future of the Society.  
 
*'''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Wiseman]], the Great Twin Brethren, meet in Harrogate, and discuss the fate of the [[T.C.B.S.|Barrovians]] and the future of the Society.  
 
*'''[[19 April|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
 
*'''[[19 April|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], in revalidation, is assigned to the Humber Garrison, but is not fit enough.
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[1 June|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
 
* '''[[1 June|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is considered fit for service again, but he is not reassigned to the Lancashire Fusilliers.
* '''[[18 June|18]]''' - [[Richard Boone]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1977 film)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[18 June|18]]''' - [[Richard Boone]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in [[The Hobbit (1977 film)|''The Hobbit'' (1977 film)]], is born.
 
* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
 
* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] succumbs to gastritis while at Brocton Camp.
  
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* '''[[13 October|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
 
* '''[[13 October|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is found unfit for duty for six months, but able to do a desk job.  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[14 November|14]]''' - [[John Justin]], who would play [[Thorin]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[14 November|14]]''' - [[John Justin]], who would play [[Thorin]] in [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|''The Hobbit'' (1968 radio series)]], is born.
 
* '''[[16 November|16]]''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
 
* '''[[16 November|16]]''' - The Tolkien's first son, [[John Tolkien|John]], is born.
  

Latest revision as of 15:09, 29 May 2014

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1917.

[edit] January

[edit] February

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

[edit] April

[edit] May

[edit] June

[edit] August

[edit] October

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

[edit] November

[edit] ?

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