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==February==
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* '''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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==August==
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* '''31''' - Tolkien submits the finished version of Farmer Giles of Ham to [[Allen and Unwin]], but it is rejected.
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==October==
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* '''27''' - [[Lascelles Abercrombie]] dies.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] expands [[Farmer Giles of Ham]] manuscript to book length.
 
 
* '''?''' - [[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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* '''?''' - [[E.V. Gordon]] dies.
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{{Years|1935|1936|1937|1938|1939|1940|1941|}}
  
 
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Revision as of 17:54, 4 February 2008

Contents

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.

August

  • 31 - Tolkien submits the finished version of Farmer Giles of Ham to Allen and Unwin, but it is rejected.

October

?

  • ? - 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