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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 4|4]]''' - [[David Collings]], who would voice the part of [[Legolas]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings 1981 radio series]], is born.
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* '''[[4 January|4]]''' - [[David Collings]], who would voice the part of [[Legolas]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings 1981 radio series]], is born.
* '''[[January 22|22]]''' - [[John Hurt]], who would voice [[Aragorn]] in ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - [[John Hurt]], who would voice [[Aragorn]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1978 film)]], is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[March 7|7]]''' - [[Richard O'Callaghan]], who would portray [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings 1981 radio series]], is born.
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* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]] is born.
* '''[[March 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 38]].
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* '''[[7 March|7]]''' - [[Richard O'Callaghan]], who would portray [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings 1981 radio series]], is born.
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* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 38]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 16|16]]''' - Artist [[Margrethe II of Denmark]] is born.
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* '''[[16 April|16]]''' - Artist [[Margrethe II of Denmark]] is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 28|28]]''' - Actor [[Phil Proctor]] is born.
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* '''[[16 July|16]]''' - ''[[Beowulf and the Finnsburg Fragment]]'', with contributions from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - Actor [[Phil Proctor]] is born.
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==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[September 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 39]].
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* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 39]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 40]].
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* '''[[6 October|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 40]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 23|23]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[23 December|23]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
* '''[[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.
 
* '''?''' - [[Marjorie J. Burns]], English professor and expert on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.  
 
* '''?''' - [[Marjorie J. Burns]], English professor and expert on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:19, 11 December 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1940. You may also be looking for Third Age 1940.

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