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==January==
 
==January==
* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 95]].
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* '''[[18 January|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 95]].
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 96]].
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* '''[[30 January|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 96]].
* '''?''' - ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' is published in the ''Dublin Review''.
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* '''?''' - ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' is published in the ''[[The Dublin Review (January 1945)|The Dublin Review]]''.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 97]].
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* '''[[10 February|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[The Name Coventry|a letter to the ''Catholic Herald'']].
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* '''[[11 February|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] finishes writing [[The Name Coventry|a letter to the ''Catholic Herald'']].
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* '''[[11 February|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 97]].
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* '''[[23 February|23]]''' - A letter by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "[[The Name Coventry]]", is published in the ''[[The Catholic Herald (23 February 1945)|Catholic Herald]]''.
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==March==
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* '''18?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 98]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''18''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''15''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
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* '''[[15 May|15]]''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 99]].
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* '''[[15 May|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 99]].
* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 100]].
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* '''[[29 May|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 100]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
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* '''[[2 June|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Maegraith 2 June 1945|a letter to Maegraith]].
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* '''[[3 June|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
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* '''[[23 June|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature.
 
==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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* '''[[9 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".
 
==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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* '''[[17 September|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==
* '''7''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
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* '''[[7 October|7]]''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 103]].
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* '''[[11 October|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 103]].
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 104]].
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* '''[[22 October|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 104]].
* '''26''' - [[Jane Chance]] is born.
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* '''[[26 October|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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* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] submits ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|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''.
 
==?==
 
==?==
* '''?''' - Tolkien is elected Merton Professor of English Language and Literature.
 
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien states he is putting ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' "before all else".
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien states he is putting ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' "before all else".
 
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* '''?''' - Writer [[Jim Allan]] is born.
 
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Latest revision as of 21:56, 29 July 2012

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

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