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==January==
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* '''[[12 January|12]]''' - ''[[A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District]]'', containing a [[Foreword to A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District|Foreword]] by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[March 27|27]]-[[March 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] works on the latter part of [[Lay of Leithian Canto IV|Canto IV]] of ''[[Lay of Leithian]]''.  
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* '''[[27 March|27]]-[[28 March|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] works on the latter part of [[Lay of Leithian Canto IV|Canto IV]] of ''[[Lay of Leithian]]''.
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==June==
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* '''[[6 June|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is [[The Meaning of Everything|invited to a dinner]] marking the completion of the ''[[Oxford English Dictionary]]''.
 
==July==
 
==July==
*'''[[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.
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*'''[[22 July|22]]''' - [[Orson Bean]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] in [[The Hobbit (1977 film)|''The Hobbit'' (1977 film)]] and [[Frodo Baggins]] (as well as Bilbo) in ''[[The Return of the King (1980 film)|The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
*'''[[September 17|17]]''' - [[Roddy McDowall]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
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*'''[[17 September|17]]''' - [[Roddy McDowall]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee]] in [[The Return of the King (1980 film)|''The Return of the King'' (1980 film)]], is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 20|20]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[20 December|20]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - Father Christmas writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - Father Christmas writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
* '''[[December 29|29]]''' - [[Bernard Cribbins]], who would narrate several episodes of [[Jackanory]]'s telling of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is born.
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* '''[[29 December|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.
 
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien assists Sir Mortimer Wheeler in the unearthing of a Roman Asclepieion at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire.  
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien assists Sir Mortimer Wheeler in the unearthing of a Roman Asclepieion at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire.  
  

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1928.

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  • ? - Tolkien assists Sir Mortimer Wheeler in the unearthing of a Roman Asclepieion at Lydney Park, Gloucestershire.
Years
1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931