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1938

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* '''20''' - In response to an article in the ''Observer'' of [[January 16]], a [[Letter 25|letter]] by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is published, explaining the name and inception of the intriguing hero, which would, according to the ''Observer'', ''"save many research students so very much trouble in the generations to come."''
 
* '''20''' - In response to an article in the ''Observer'' of [[January 16]], a [[Letter 25|letter]] by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is published, explaining the name and inception of the intriguing hero, which would, according to the ''Observer'', ''"save many research students so very much trouble in the generations to come."''
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''4''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
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* '''[[March 4|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
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* '''[[March 26|26]]''' -  "[[There's magic in The Hobbit]]", [[Houghton Mifflin]]'s advertisement for ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is printed in ''Publishers Weekly''.
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
 
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].

Revision as of 23:48, 4 June 2010

You may also be looking for Third Age 1938.

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1938.

January

February

March

June

July

August

October

December

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  • ? - The Hobbit is published in the United States and receives the New York Herald Tribune award as best children's book of the season.
  • ? - E.V. Gordon dies.
Years
1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941