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==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[2 March|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 [[Letter to Derrick Parnum|letter to Derrick Parnum]].
 
* '''[[3 March|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
 
* '''[[3 March|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
 
* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
 
* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
 
* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
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* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to 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]].
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* '''[[12 May|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Rayner Unwin (12 May 1955)|a letter to Rayner Unwin]].
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* '''[[19 May|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to 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.  
 
* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
 
* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
* '''[[13 June|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 13 June 1955|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
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* '''[[13 June|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to 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]].
 
* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the Preface to ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]''.
 
* '''[[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]].
 
 
==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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* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mrs Dixey|a letter to Mrs Dixey]].
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* '''[[28 July|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Jennifer Brookes-Smith (28 July 1955)|a letter to Jennifer Brookes-Smith]].
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* '''[[30 July|30]]''' - [[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.
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==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.
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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]].
 
* '''[[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]].
 
* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
 
* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
* '''[[22 August|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[John Roberts 22 August 1955|a letter to John Roberts]].
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* '''[[22 August|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to John Roberts|a letter to John Roberts]].
 
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==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[letter 171]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[letter 171]].
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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]].
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]'' is published.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Elizabeth Jennings 2 December 1955|a letter to Elizabeth Jennings]].
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* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Elizabeth Jennings|a letter to Elizabeth Jennings]].
 
* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''[[Time and Tide (3 December 1955)|Time and Tide]]''.
 
* '''[[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]].
* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[David Masson 12 December 1955|a letter to David Masson]].
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* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to 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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* '''[[16 December|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mr Capan|a letter to Mr Capan]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[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.
* '''?''' - [[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 [[Letter to David Masson (1955)|an 8-page draft letter to Mr David Masson]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1950|a letter to August Closs]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1950|a letter to August Closs]].
* '''?late''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[G.E. Selby c. 1955/6|a letter to G.E. Selby]].
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* '''?late''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to G.E. Selby (1955/6)|a letter to G.E. Selby]].
  
 
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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1955.

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