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* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
* '''[[19 May|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
* '''[[19 May|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[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.  
 
* '''[[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]].
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* '''[[13 June|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 13 June 1955|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 164]].
 
* '''[[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]]''.
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
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==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
 
* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
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==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
 
* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
* '''[[14 October|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.
 
 
* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] presents his paper [[English and Welsh]].
 
* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] presents his paper [[English and Welsh]].
 
* '''[[24 October|24]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
 
* '''[[24 October|24]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
 
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''[[10 November|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
 
* '''[[10 November|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
* '''[[25 November|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==
* '''[[3 December|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]].
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* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''[[Time and Tide (3 December 1955)|Time and Tide]]''.
 
* '''[[8 December|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
 
* '''[[8 December|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
 
* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 178]].
 
* '''[[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]].
 
* '''[[14 December|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 179]].
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''?''' - Actor [[Ken Stott]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - 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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