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==February==
 
==February==
 
* '''[[February 4|4]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] writes to lifelong friend Arthur Greeves on ''[[The Hobbit]]'', saying "''Since term began [on January 15] I have had a delightful time reading a children's story which Tolkien has just written . . . Whether it is really good (I think it is until the end) is of course another question: still more, whether it will succeed with modern children''" (''They Stand Together'', collected letters from Lewis to Greeves, ed. [[wikipedia:Walter Hooper|Walter Hooper]], No. 183).
 
* '''[[February 4|4]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] writes to lifelong friend Arthur Greeves on ''[[The Hobbit]]'', saying "''Since term began [on January 15] I have had a delightful time reading a children's story which Tolkien has just written . . . Whether it is really good (I think it is until the end) is of course another question: still more, whether it will succeed with modern children''" (''They Stand Together'', collected letters from Lewis to Greeves, ed. [[wikipedia:Walter Hooper|Walter Hooper]], No. 183).
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* '''[[February 24|24]]''' - [[Verlyn Flieger]] is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
* '''[[December 21|21]]''' - Father Christmas writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
* '''[[December 21|21]]''' - Father Christmas writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
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* '''?''' - [[Verlyn Flieger]] is born.
 
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien writes the poem [[Errantry]].  
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien writes the poem [[Errantry]].  
 
* '''?''' - [[Michael McStay]], who would voice [[Ceorl]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series]], is born in Essex, England.
 
* '''?''' - [[Michael McStay]], who would voice [[Ceorl]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series]], is born in Essex, England.

Revision as of 13:36, 12 February 2011

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1933.

February

  • 4 - C.S. Lewis writes to lifelong friend Arthur Greeves on The Hobbit, saying "Since term began [on January 15] I have had a delightful time reading a children's story which Tolkien has just written . . . Whether it is really good (I think it is until the end) is of course another question: still more, whether it will succeed with modern children" (They Stand Together, collected letters from Lewis to Greeves, ed. Walter Hooper, No. 183).
  • 24 - Verlyn Flieger is born.

December

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Years
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936