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1945

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 95]].
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* '''[[January 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 95]].
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 96]].
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* '''[[January 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 96]].
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' is published in the ''Dublin Review''.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' is published in the ''Dublin Review''.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 97]].
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* '''[[February 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 97]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''18''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
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* '''[[April 18|18]]''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''15''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
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* '''[[May 15|15]]''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 99]].
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* '''[[May 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 99]].
* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 100]].
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* '''[[May 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 100]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
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* '''[[June 3|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''9''' - As [[wikipedia:Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki|the bombs]] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
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* '''[[August 9|9]]''' - As [[wikipedia:Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki|the bombs]] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''17''' - [[Bruce Spence]], who would play the [[Mouth of Sauron]] in the extended edition of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]'', is born.
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* '''[[September 17|17]]''' - [[Bruce Spence]], who would play the [[Mouth of Sauron]] in the extended edition of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''7''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
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* '''[[October 7|7]]''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 103]].
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* '''[[October 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 103]].
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 104]].
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* '''[[October 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 104]].
* '''26''' - [[Jane Chance]] is born.
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* '''[[October 26|26]]''' - Author [[Jane Chance]] is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] submits ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' for publication.  
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* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] submits ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' for publication.  
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'' is published in the ''Welsh Review''.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'' is published in the ''Welsh Review''.
 
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Revision as of 11:51, 20 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1945. You may also be looking for Third Age 1945.

January

February

April

May

June

August

September

October

December

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  • ? - Tolkien is elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature.
  • ? - Tolkien states he is putting The Lord of the Rings "before all else".
Years
1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948