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1938

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==January==
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* '''[[1 January|1]]''' - In a series of lectures aimed at children, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[Lecture on Dragons|lectures on ''Dragons'']] in the [[University of Oxford|University]] Museum.
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* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[Michael Graham Cox]], who would voice [[Boromir]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1978 film)]] and [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series]], is born.
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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]].
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* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives a talk about ''Anglo-Saxon Verse'' on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''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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* '''[[1 February|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 21]].
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* '''[[4 February|4]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 22]].
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* '''[[14 February|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.
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* '''[[17 February|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 23]].
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* '''[[18 February|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 24]].
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* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - In response to an article in ''The Observer'' of [[16 January|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==
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* '''[[4 March|4]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 26]].
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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''.
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==June==
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* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 28]].
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==July==
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* '''[[21 July|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[A.F. Colborn 21 July 1938|a letter to A.F. Colborn]].
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* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 31]].
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* '''[[25 July|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 29]].
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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.
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* '''[[27 July|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 32]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''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.
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* '''[[31 August|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 33]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''27''' - [[Lascelles Abercrombie]] dies.
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* '''[[13 October|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 34]].
 
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* '''[[22 October|22]]''' - [[Derek Jacobi]], who narrated several [[audiobooks]], is born.
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* '''[[27 October|27]]''' - [[Lascelles Abercrombie]] dies.
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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.
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==December==
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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.
 
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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.
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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.
 
* '''?''' - [[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 19:11, 14 June 2013

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