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==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[24 March|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
 
* '''[[24 March|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
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* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]] move to [[76 Sandfield Road]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[11 April|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
 
* '''[[11 April|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[11 June|11]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''[[11 June|11]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[24 June|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 24 June 1953|a letter to George Sayer]].
 
* '''[[27 June|27]]''' - Actress [[Lorri Holt]] is born.
 
* '''[[27 June|27]]''' - Actress [[Lorri Holt]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
*'''[[4 August|4]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
 
*'''[[4 August|4]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
 
* '''[[8 August|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
 
* '''[[8 August|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
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* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ronald Eames 15 August 1953|a letter to Ronald Eames]].
 
*'''[[17 August|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.  
 
*'''[[17 August|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.  
 
==September==
 
==September==
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* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
 
* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''[[23 November|23]]''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
 
* '''[[23 November|23]]''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
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* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - An issue of the magazine ''[[Radio Times 4 December 1953|Radio Times]]'' featuring an article by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - An issue of the magazine ''[[Radio Times 4 December 1953|Radio Times]]'' featuring an article by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''[[5 December|5]]''' - Actor [[Christopher Guard]] is born.
 
* '''[[5 December|5]]''' - Actor [[Christopher Guard]] is born.
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* '''[[28 December|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Rayner Unwin 28 December 1953|a letter to Rayner Unwin]].
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* '''[[29 December|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] visits [[Allen and Unwin|Allen & Unwin]] at [[Wikipedia:Museum Street|Museum Street]] in London.
 
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==?==
 
* '''?''' - German translator [[Hans-Ulrich Möhring]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - German translator [[Hans-Ulrich Möhring]] is born.

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1953.

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1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956