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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 54]].
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* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 54]].
* '''[[January 18|18]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 55]].
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* '''[[18 January|18]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 55]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Tolkien]] is sent to [[Orange Free State|South Africa]] for training in the Royal Air Force.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Tolkien]] is sent to [[Orange Free State|South Africa]] for training in the Royal Air Force.
 
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''[[February 18|18]]''' - [[Anthony Jackson]], the Tale Bearer in the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit'']], is born in [[Birmingham]], [[England]].
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* '''[[13 February|13]]''' - [[John Tolkien]] is made an Exorcist and Acolyte in a ceremony at Stonyhust.
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* '''[[18 February|18]]''' - [[Anthony Jackson]], the Tale Bearer in the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit'']], is born in [[Birmingham]], [[England]].
  
 
==March==
 
==March==
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* '''[[3 April|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 58]].
 
* '''[[3 April|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 58]].
 
* '''[[5 April|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 59]].
 
* '''[[5 April|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 59]].
* '''[[April 13|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 60]].
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* '''[[13 April|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 60]].
* '''[[April 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 61]].
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 61]].
* '''[[April 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 62]].
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* '''[[23 April|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 62]].
* '''[[April 24|24]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 63]].
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* '''[[24 April|24]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 63]].
* '''[[April 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 64]].
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* '''[[30 April|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 64]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 65]].
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 65]].
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - While writing on ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sees a new charater arrive on the scene. He later [[Letter 66|comments]]: ''"(I am sure I did not invent him, I did not even want him, though I like him, but there he came walking into the woods of [[Ithilien]]): [[Faramir]], brother of [[Boromir]]"''.
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - While writing on ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sees a new charater arrive on the scene. He later [[Letter 66|comments]]: ''"(I am sure I did not invent him, I did not even want him, though I like him, but there he came walking into the woods of [[Ithilien]]): [[Faramir]], brother of [[Boromir]]"''.
* '''[[5 May|5]]''' - [[John Rhys-Davies]], who would play [[Gimli]] and voice [[Treebeard]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
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* '''[[5 May|5]]''' - [[John Rhys-Davies]], who would play [[Gimli]] and voice [[Treebeard]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 66]].
 
* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 66]].
* '''[[May 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 67]].
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* '''[[11 May|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 67]].
* '''[[May 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 68]].
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* '''[[12 May|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 68]].
* '''[[May 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 69]].
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* '''[[14 May|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 69]].
* '''[[May 21|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 70]].
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* '''[[21 May|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 70]].
* '''[[May 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 71]].
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* '''[[25 May|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 71]].
* '''[[May 31|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 72]].
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* '''[[31 May|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 72]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 10|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 73]].
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* '''[[10 June|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 73]].
* '''[[June 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 74]].
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 74]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''[[5 July|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 75]].
 
* '''[[5 July|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 75]].
* '''[[July 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 76]].
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* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 76]].
* '''[[July 31|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 77]].
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* '''[[31 July|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 77]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 78]].
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* '''[[12 August|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 78]].
* '''[[August 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 79]].
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* '''[[22 August|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 79]].
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Richard C. West]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Richard C. West]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''[[3 September|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 80]].
 
* '''[[3 September|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 80]].
* '''[[September 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[letter 81]].
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* '''[[19 September|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to G.E. Selby (19 September 1944)|a postcard to G.E. Selby]].
* '''[[September 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 82]].
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* '''[[23 September|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[letter 81]].
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* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 82]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 83]].
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* '''[[6 October|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 83]].
* '''[[October 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 84]].
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* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 84]].
* '''[[October 12|12]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' to the ''Dublin Review'', which hosts a short-story competition. It was published in the January [[1945]] issue.
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* '''[[12 October|12]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' to the ''Dublin Review'', which hosts a short-story competition. It was published in the January [[1945]] issue.
* '''[[October 16|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 85]].
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* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 85]].
* '''[[October 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 86]].
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* '''[[23 October|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 86]].
* '''[[October 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a letter from 12 year old John Barrow from [[wikipedia:Westtown Township, Pennsylvania|West town, Pa.]]. The boy has already read ''[[The Hobbit]]'' eleven times, and his use of the term "Gee Whiz" delights Tolkien.  
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* '''[[24 October|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a letter from 12 year old John Barrow from [[wikipedia:Westtown Township, Pennsylvania|West town, Pa.]]. The boy has already read ''[[The Hobbit]]'' eleven times, and his use of the term "Gee Whiz" delights Tolkien.  
* '''[[October 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 87]].
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* '''[[25 October|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 87]].
* '''[[October 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 88]].
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* '''[[28 October|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 88]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Gene Hargrove]], author and composer, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Gene Hargrove]], author and composer, is born.
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[letter 89]].
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[letter 89]].
* '''[[November 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 90]].
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* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - Actor [[Martyn Read]] is born.
* '''[[November 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 91]].
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* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 90]].
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* '''[[29 November|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 91]].
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==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 17|17]]''' - [[Bernard Hill]], who would play [[Théoden]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
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* '''[[17 December|17]]''' - [[Bernard Hill]], who would play [[Théoden]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
* '''[[December 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 92]].
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* '''[[18 December|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 92]].
* '''[[December 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 93]].
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* '''[[24 December|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 93]].
* '''[[December 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 94]].
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* '''[[28 December|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 94]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - Dutch translator [[Peter Cuijpers]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Dutch translator [[Peter Cuijpers]] is born.

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