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==January==
 
==January==
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* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 95]].
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* '''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''.
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==February==
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* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 97]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''18''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
 
* '''18''' - [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]], amateur cartographer, is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''15''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
 
* '''15''' - [[Charles Williams]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
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* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 99]].
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* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 100]].
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==June==
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* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 101]].
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==August==
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* '''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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==September==
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* '''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==
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* '''7''' - Author [[Hal Colebatch]] is born.
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* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 103]].
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* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 104]].
 
* '''26''' - [[Jane Chance]] is born.
 
* '''26''' - [[Jane Chance]] is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==

Revision as of 21:02, 7 March 2009

Contents

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