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1945

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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".
 
* '''[[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==
* '''[[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.
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* '''[[September 17|17]]''' - [[Bruce Spence]], who would play the [[Mouth of Sauron]] in the extended edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[October 7|7]]''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
 
* '''[[October 7|7]]''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.

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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
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