- 10-13 - J.R.R. Tolkien attends the Congrès Internationale de Philologie Moderne at the University of Liège, where he delivers the paper "Middle English 'Losenger'".
- 13 - Bruce Phillips, who would play Grimbold in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, is born.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien writes the famous letter to Milton Waldman explaining what The Lord of the Rings is about, hoping to get it published. His attempt is unsuccessful.
- ? - Artist Angelo Montanini is born.
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