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==January==
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[A.W. Riddle 10 January 1947|a letter to A.W. Riddle]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''3''' - [[Matthew Locricchio]], who would play [[Eomer]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[3 June|3]]''' - Actor [[Matthew Locricchio]] is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''5''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 108]].
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* '''[[5 July|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 108]].
* '''19''' - Author and scholar [[Colin Duriez]] is born.
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* '''[[19 July|19]]''' - Author and scholar [[Colin Duriez]] is born.
* '''28''' - [[Rayner Unwin]] reports on the first version of  ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]''.
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* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - [[Rayner Unwin]] reports on the first version of  ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]''.
* '''31''' -  J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 109]].
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* '''[[31 July|31]]''' -  J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 109]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''20''' - Renowned artist [[Alan Lee]] is born.
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* '''[[20 August|20]]''' - Artist [[Alan Lee]] is born.
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* '''[[25 August|25]]''' - Artist [[Michael Kaluta]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 110]].
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* '''[[20 September|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 110]].
* '''21''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 111]].
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* '''[[21 September|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 111]].
* '''26''' - [[Graham Faulkner]], who would voice [[Déagol]], [[Bill Ferny]] and an [[Orcs|Orc]] Captain in  the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[26 September|26]]''' - Actor [[Graham Faulkner]] is born.
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==October==
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* '''[[2 October|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[A.W. Riddle 2 October 1947|a letter to A.W. Riddle]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 112]].
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 112]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''10''' - [[Douglas C. Kenney]], co-author of ''[[Bored of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - ''[[Essays Presented to Charles Williams]]'', including "[[On Fairy-Stories]]", is published.
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* '''[[10 December|10]]''' - [[Douglas C. Kenney]], co-author of ''[[Bored of the Rings (book)|Bored of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Simonne d'Ardenne|S.R.T.O. d'Ardenne]]'s essay "'iþþlen' in ''Sawles Warde''" is published in ''[[English Studies (December 1947)|English Studies]]''.
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* '''?''' - The first translation of one of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s works, ''[[The Hobbit]]'' (as ''[[Hompen]]''), is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Ruth S. Noel]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Ruth S. Noel]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Day]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Day]] is born.

Revision as of 16:21, 2 January 2012

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