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* '''[[1 March|1]]''' - [[David Weatherley]], who would play [[Barliman Butterbur]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
 
* '''[[1 March|1]]''' - [[David Weatherley]], who would play [[Barliman Butterbur]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
 
* '''[[8 March|8]]''' - Tolkien delivers his lecture "[[On Fairy-Stories]]" at St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
 
* '''[[8 March|8]]''' - Tolkien delivers his lecture "[[On Fairy-Stories]]" at St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
* '''[[March 27|27]]'''-'''[[March 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] completes three days' training with the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at their London headquarters.
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* '''[[27 March|27]]'''-'''[[29 March|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] completes three days' training with the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at their London headquarters.
  
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - Writer and screenwriter [[Peter S. Beagle]] is born.
 
* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - Writer and screenwriter [[Peter S. Beagle]] is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 25|25]]''' - [[Ian McKellen]], who would play [[Gandalf]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
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* '''[[25 May|25]]''' - [[Ian McKellen]], who would play [[Gandalf]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''[[6 September|6]]''' - [[Gordon Reid]], who would provide the voices of several characters in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' radio series]], is born.
 
* '''[[6 September|6]]''' - [[Gordon Reid]], who would provide the voices of several characters in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' radio series]], is born.
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==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 37]].
 
* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 37]].
* '''[[December 24|24]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[24 December|24]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Rehabilitations and Other Essays]]'' by [[C.S. Lewis]], which includes references to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.  
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Rehabilitations and Other Essays]]'' by [[C.S. Lewis]], which includes references to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.  
 
{{Years|1936|1937|1938|1939|1940|1941|1942|1942|}}
 
{{Years|1936|1937|1938|1939|1940|1941|1942|1942|}}
 
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* '''?''' ''[[The Reeve's Tale (J.R.R. Tolkien)|The Reeve's Tale]]'' is published.
 
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 10 December 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1939.

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Years
1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942

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