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1938

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* '''[[February 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 21]].
 
* '''[[February 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 21]].
 
* '''[[February 4|4]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 22]].
 
* '''[[February 4|4]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 22]].
* '''[[February 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives an invitational speech at the Lovelace Society, the essay club of Worcester College, [[Oxford]]. He reads them ''The Legend of Worming Hall'', a story that would become ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''.
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* '''[[February 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives an invitational speech at the Lovelace Society, the essay club of Worcester College, [[Oxford]]. He reads them ''The Legend of Worming Hall'', a story that would become ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''. [[Norman Power]] is present at the speech.
 
* '''[[February 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 23]].
 
* '''[[February 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 23]].
 
* '''[[February 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 24]].
 
* '''[[February 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 24]].
 
* '''[[February 20|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."''
 
* '''[[February 20|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."''
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==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[March 4|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
 
* '''[[March 4|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].

Revision as of 09:23, 18 July 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