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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] goes to London to rehearse his talk at the BBC, [[14 January|four days later]].  
 
* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] goes to London to rehearse his talk at the BBC, [[14 January|four days later]].  
 
* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives a talk about ''Anglo-Saxon Verse'' on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives a talk about ''Anglo-Saxon Verse'' on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
 
==February==
 
==February==
 
* '''[[1 February|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 21]].
 
* '''[[1 February|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 21]].
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==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[4 March|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
 
* '''[[4 March|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''.
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* '''[[26 March|26]]''' -  "[[There's magic in The Hobbit]]", [[Houghton Mifflin]]'s advertisement for ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is printed in ''Publishers Weekly''.
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 31]].
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* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 31]].
* '''[[July 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 29]].
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* '''[[25 July|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 29]].
* '''[[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.  
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* '''[[25 July|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]].
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* '''[[27 July|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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* '''[[31 August|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]].
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* '''[[31 August|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 33]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[13 October|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 34]].
 
* '''[[13 October|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 34]].
* '''[[October 22|22]]''' - [[Derek Jacobi]], who narrated several [[audiobooks]], is born.
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* '''[[22 October|22]]''' - [[Derek Jacobi]], who narrated several [[audiobooks]], is born.
* '''[[October 27|27]]''' - [[Lascelles Abercrombie]] dies.
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* '''[[27 October|27]]''' - [[Lascelles Abercrombie]] dies.
* '''[[October 29|29]]''' - [[Ralph Bakshi]], who would direct [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|the animated movie]] in [[1978]], is born.  
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* '''[[29 October|29]]''' - [[Ralph Bakshi]], who would direct [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|the animated movie]] in [[1978]], is born.  
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[24 December|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Kilbride 24 December 1938|a postcard to Miss Kilbride]].
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* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - ''[[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.

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