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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 143]].
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* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 143]].
* '''[[January 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 29 January 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
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* '''[[29 January|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 29 January 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[14 April|14]]''' - Comics writer [[Charles Dixon]] is born.
 
* '''[[14 April|14]]''' - Comics writer [[Charles Dixon]] is born.
* '''[[April 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 144]].
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* '''[[25 April|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 144]].
* '''[[April 30|30]]''' - Programmer [[Don Woods]] is born.
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* '''[[30 April|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Stanley Unwin 30 April 1954|a letter to Stanley Unwin]].
 
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* '''[[30 April|30]]''' - Programmer [[Don Woods]] is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[13 May|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 145]].
 
* '''[[13 May|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 145]].
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* '''[[17 May|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Henry Willink 17 May 1954|a letter to Henry Willink]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 146]].
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 146]].
* '''[[June 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 147]].
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* '''[[15 June|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 147]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 20|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a D. Litt. from the University of Dublin.
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* '''[[20 July|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a D. Litt. from the University of Dublin.
* '''[[July 29|29]]''' - ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' is published.
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* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' is published.
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[7 August|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 148]].
 
* '''[[7 August|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 148]].
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* '''[[9 September|9]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 149]].
 
* '''[[9 September|9]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 149]].
 
* '''[[9 September|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 9 September 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
 
* '''[[9 September|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 9 September 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
* '''[[September 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 150|150]] and [[letter 151|151]].
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 150|150]] and [[letter 151|151]].
* '''[[September 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 152]].
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* '''[[22 September|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 152]].
* '''[[September 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 154]].
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* '''[[25 September|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 154]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[2 October|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Liège.
 
* '''[[2 October|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Liège.
* '''[[October 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 18 October 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
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* '''[[18 October|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 18 October 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
* '''[[October 31|31]]''' – "[[The Hero Is a Hobbit]]", a review by [[W.H. Auden]] of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is published.
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* '''[[31 October|31]]''' – "[[The Hero Is a Hobbit]]", a review by [[W.H. Auden]] of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is published.
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[Guy Gavriel Kay]], who would assist [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the writing of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[Guy Gavriel Kay]], who would assist [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the writing of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - ''[[The Two Towers]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - ''[[The Two Towers]]'' is published.
* '''[[November 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 157]].
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* '''[[27 November|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 157]].
  
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 158]].
 
* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 158]].
 
* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - The [[BBC|BBC Third Programme]] broadcasts the radio play of ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son (radio play)|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth]]''.
 
* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - The [[BBC|BBC Third Programme]] broadcasts the radio play of ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son (radio play)|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth]]''.
* '''[[December 14|14]]''' - [[James Horan]], who would voice several character in video games, is born.
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* '''[[14 December|14]]''' - [[James Horan]], who would voice several character in video games, is born.
* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - Singer [[Annie Lennox]] is born.
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* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - Singer [[Annie Lennox]] is born.
 
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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1954.

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