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1954

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 143]].
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* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 143]].
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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==
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 144]].
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* '''[[14 April|14]]''' - Comics writer [[Charles Dixon]] is born.
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* '''[[25 April|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 144]].
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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''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 145]].
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* '''[[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''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 146]].
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* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 146]].
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 147]].
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* '''[[15 June|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 147]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''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.
* '''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''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 148]].
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* '''[[7 August|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 148]].
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''9''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 149]].  
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* '''[[9 September|9]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 149]].
* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 150|150]] and [[letter 151|151]].
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* '''[[9 September|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Liège University 9 September 1954|letter to the Rector of the University of Liège]].
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 152]].
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 150|150]] and [[letter 151|151]].
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 154]].
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* '''[[22 September|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 152]].
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* '''[[25 September|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 154]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a doctorate from the University of Liège.
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* '''[[2 October|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives an honorary doctorate from 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]].
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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.
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==November==
 
==November==
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 156]].
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* '''[[4 November|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 156]].
* '''7''' - [[Guy Gavriel Kay]], who would assist [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the writing of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', is born.
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* '''[[6 November|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Robert Burchfield 6 November 1954|a letter to R.W. Burchfield]].
* '''11''' - ''[[The Two Towers]]'' is published.
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[Guy Gavriel Kay]], who would assist [[Christopher Tolkien]] with the writing of ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', is born.
* '''27''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 157]].
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* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - ''[[The Two Towers]]'' is published.
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* '''[[27 November|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 157]].
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==December==
 
==December==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 158]].
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* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 158]].
* '''3''' - he [[BBC|BBC Third Programme]] broadcasts the radio play of ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son (radio play)|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth]]''.
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* '''[[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]]''.
* '''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.
* '''25''' - Singer [[Annie Lennox]] is born.
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* '''[[25 December|25]]''' - Singer [[Annie Lennox]] is born.
 
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Revision as of 09:51, 20 May 2012

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