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1938

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* '''[[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."''
 
 
==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[March 4|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
 
* '''[[March 4|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
 
* '''[[March 26|26]]''' -  "[[There's magic in The Hobbit]]", [[Houghton Mifflin]]'s advertisement for ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is printed in ''Publishers Weekly''.
 
* '''[[March 26|26]]''' -  "[[There's magic in The Hobbit]]", [[Houghton Mifflin]]'s advertisement for ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is printed in ''Publishers Weekly''.
 
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[June 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
 
* '''[[June 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
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* '''[[July 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends an angry [[Letter 30|letter]] to a German publisher, after being asked whether he was Aryan or not.  
 
* '''[[July 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends an angry [[Letter 30|letter]] to a German publisher, after being asked whether he was Aryan or not.  
 
* '''[[July 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 32]].
 
* '''[[July 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 32]].
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 31|31]]''' - Tolkien submits the finished version of Farmer Giles of Ham to [[Allen and Unwin]], but it is rejected.  
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* '''[[August 31|31]]''' - Tolkien submits the finished version of ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]'' to [[Allen and Unwin]], but it is rejected.  
 
* '''[[August 31|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 33]].
 
* '''[[August 31|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 33]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
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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.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[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.
 
* '''?''' - [[E.V. Gordon]] dies.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation]]'', to which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] helped with an Introduction, is published.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:59, 24 April 2011

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1938. You may also be looking for Third Age 1938.

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