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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.
- 31 - Tolkien submits the finished version of Farmer Giles of Ham to Allen and Unwin, but it is rejected.
- 27 - Lascelles Abercrombie dies.
- ? - 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.
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