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1956

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* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[Jim Piddock]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] and [[Elrond]] in [[Vivendi]]'s game ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[Jim Piddock]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] and [[Elrond]] in [[Vivendi]]'s game ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[11 April|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 189]].
 
* '''[[11 April|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 189]].
 
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* '''[[28 April|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 28 April 1956|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[18 June|18]]''' - [[Dominic Guard]], who would voice [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[18 June|18]]''' - [[Dominic Guard]], who would voice [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[15 December|15]]''' - Linguist [[Patrick H. Wynne]] is born.
 
* '''[[15 December|15]]''' - Linguist [[Patrick H. Wynne]] is born.
 
* '''[[15 December|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 195]].
 
* '''[[15 December|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 195]].
 
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* '''[[20 December|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 20 December 1956|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
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* '''?''' - [[Marquette University]] purchases [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] manuscripts for 1,500 pounds sterling.
 
* '''?''' - [[Marquette University]] purchases [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] manuscripts for 1,500 pounds sterling.

Revision as of 19:00, 26 November 2011

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1956.

January

February

  • 5 - Dan Wickenden gives a positive review of The Return of the King in the New York Herald Tribune titled "Notable Allegorical Trilogy Comes to Triumphant End".

March

April

June

July

September

November

December

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Years
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