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1955

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==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[March 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Derrick Parnum 2 March 1955|letter to Derrick Parnum]].
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* '''[[2 March|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Derrick Parnum 2 March 1955|letter to Derrick Parnum]].
* '''[[March 3|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
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* '''[[3 March|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
* '''[[March 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
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* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 161]].
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* '''[[14 April|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 161]].
* '''[[April 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
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* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
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* '''[[19 May|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 5|5]]''' - Harvey Breit writes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the ''New York Times Book Review''. Breit tells of  "Dr. [[Tolkein]]", and the article contains many more errors. Tolkien sends an angry letter to him.  
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* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - Harvey Breit writes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the ''New York Times Book Review''. Breit tells of  "Dr. [[Tolkein]]", and the article contains many more errors. Tolkien sends an angry letter to him.  
* '''[[June 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
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* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
* '''[[June 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 164]].
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* '''[[13 June|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 13 June 1955|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
* '''[[June 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 164]].
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the Preface to ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]''.
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* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
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==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
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* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit Italy, and he writes several entries in [[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien|his diary]] concerning the trip.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit Italy, and he writes several entries in [[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien|his diary]] concerning the trip.
* '''[[August 11|11]]''' - During the holiday to Italy, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit a mass at [[wikipedia:Santa Chiara (Naples)|the church of Santa Chiara]].
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* '''[[11 August|11]]''' - During the holiday to Italy, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit a mass at [[wikipedia:Santa Chiara (Naples)|the church of Santa Chiara]].
* '''[[August 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
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* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
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* '''[[22 August|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[John Roberts 22 August 1955|a letter to John Roberts]].
  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[September 7|7]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 168]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[letter 171]].
* '''[[September 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 169]].
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* '''[[7 September|7]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 168]].
* '''[[September 18|18]]''' - [[Bob Papenbrook]], who would voice [[Théoden]] and [[Gimli]] in the video game [[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]], is born.
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 169]].
* '''[[September 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 170]].
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - [[Bob Papenbrook]], who would voice [[Théoden]] and [[Gimli]] in the video game [[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]], is born.
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* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 170]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
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* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
* '''[[October 14|14]]''' - [[Gerard Murphy]], the narrator of [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings'']], is born.
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* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
* '''[[October 20|20]]''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
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* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] presents his paper [[English and Welsh]].
* '''[[October 21|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] presents his paper [[English and Welsh]].
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* '''[[24 October|24]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
* '''[[October 24|24]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
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==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 10|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
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* '''[[10 November|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
* '''[[November 25|25]]''' - [[Bruce Hopkins]], who would play [[Gamling]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
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* '''[[25 November|25]]''' - [[Bruce Hopkins]], who would play [[Gamling]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
* '''[[November 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 175]].
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 175]].
 
* '''?''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|first radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]]
 
* '''?''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|first radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]]
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]'' is published.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 3|3]]''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''Time and Tide''.
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* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Elizabeth Jennings 2 December 1955|a letter to Elizabeth Jennings]].
* '''[[December 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
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* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''[[Time and Tide (3 December 1955)|Time and Tide]]''.
* '''[[December 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 178]].
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* '''[[8 December|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
* '''[[December 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 179]].
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* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 178]].
 
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* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[David Masson 12 December 1955|a letter to David Masson]].
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* '''[[14 December|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 179]].
 
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* '''?''' - [[Grant Major]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Grant Major]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Pete Fenlon]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Pete Fenlon]] is born.
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* '''?''' - Actor [[Ken Stott]] is born.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[David Masson 1955|an 8-page draft letter to Mr David Masson]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1950|a letter to August Closs]].
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* '''?late''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[G.E. Selby c. 1955/6|a letter to G.E. Selby]].
  
 
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