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1928

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==March==
 
==March==
* '''17-28''' - The second recorded date in the writing of the ''[[Lay of Leithian]]'', at Line 1168.  
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* '''[[March 17|17]]-[[March 28|28]]''' - The second recorded date in the writing of the ''[[Lay of Leithian]]'', at Line 1168.  
 
==July==
 
==July==
*'''22''' - [[Orson Bean]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'' and [[Frodo Baggins]] (as well as Bilbo) in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
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*'''[[July 22|22]]''' - [[Orson Bean]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'' and [[Frodo Baggins]] (as well as Bilbo) in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King|The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
*'''17''' - [[Roddy McDowall]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
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*'''[[September 17|17]]''' - [[Roddy McDowall]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''20''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[December 20|20]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
* '''25''' - Father Christmas writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - Father Christmas writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
* '''29''' - [[Bernard Cribbins]], who would narrate several episodes of [[Jackanory]]'s telling of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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* '''[[December 29|29]]''' - [[Bernard Cribbins]], who would narrate several episodes of [[Jackanory]]'s telling of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is born.
 
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a foreword to ''A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District'' by Walter E. Haigh.  
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a foreword to ''A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District'' by Walter E. Haigh.  

Revision as of 12:40, 30 May 2010

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1928.

March

July

September

December

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  • ? - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a foreword to A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District by Walter E. Haigh.
  • ? - Tolkien assists Sir Mortimer Wheeler in the unearthing of a Roman Asclepieion at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire.
Years
1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931