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==January==
 
==January==
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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.
* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - [[John Hurt]], who would voice [[Aragorn]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)]]'', 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==
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* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]] is born.
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 38]].
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 38]].
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* '''[[16 April|16]]''' - Artist [[Margrethe II of Denmark]] is born.
 
* '''[[16 April|16]]''' - Artist [[Margrethe II of Denmark]] is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
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* '''[[16 July|16]]''' - ''[[Beowulf and the Finnsburg Fragment]]'', with contributions from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - Actor [[Phil Proctor]] is born.
 
* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - Actor [[Phil Proctor]] is born.
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==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 39]].
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 39]].

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

[edit] January

[edit] March

[edit] April

[edit] July

[edit] September

[edit] October

[edit] December

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