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1956

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==January==
 
==January==
 
* '''[[1 January|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Polet 1 January 1956|a letter to a fan]].
 
* '''[[1 January|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Polet 1 January 1956|a letter to a fan]].
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* '''[[5 January|5]]''' - [[Doris Elizabeth Sykes 28 January 1956|Doris Elizabeth Sykes]] sends illustrations to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 180]].
 
* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 180]].
 
* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - The ''New York Times Book Review'' publishes [[W.H. Auden]]'s review of ''[[The Return of the King]]'': "[[At the End of the Quest, Victory]]".
 
* '''[[22 January|22]]''' - The ''New York Times Book Review'' publishes [[W.H. Auden]]'s review of ''[[The Return of the King]]'': "[[At the End of the Quest, Victory]]".
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* '''[[28 January|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Doris Elizabeth Sykes 28 January 1956|a letter to Doris Elizabeth Sykes]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Diana Glyer]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Diana Glyer]] is born.
 
==February==
 
==February==
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* '''[[18 March|18]]''' - Tolkien writes a letter to a Mr Sam Gamgee ([[letter 184]]).
 
* '''[[18 March|18]]''' - Tolkien writes a letter to a Mr Sam Gamgee ([[letter 184]]).
 
* '''[[19 March|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 185]].
 
* '''[[19 March|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 185]].
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* '''[[21 March|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[E. Rasdall 21 March 1956|a letter to E. Rasdall]].
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* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Patricia Kirke 28 March 1956|a letter to Patricia Kirke]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[Letter 186]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[Letter 186]].
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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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* '''[[12 April|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr. Earle 12 April 1956|a letter to a Mr. Earle]].
 
* '''[[28 April|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 28 April 1956|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
* '''[[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.
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* '''[[18 June|18]]''' - [[Dominic Guard]], who would voice [[Peregrin Took|Pippin]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1978 film)]], is born.
 
* '''[[19 June|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 198]].
 
* '''[[19 June|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 198]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
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* '''Early?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Doris Elizabeth Sykes ?Early July 1956|a letter to Doris Elizabeth Sykes]].
 
* '''[[3 July|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 190]].
 
* '''[[3 July|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 190]].
 
* '''[[26 July|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 191]].
 
* '''[[26 July|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 191]].
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* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Stanley-Smith 19 December 1956|a letter to Miss Stanley-Smith]].
 
* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Stanley-Smith 19 December 1956|a letter to Miss Stanley-Smith]].
 
* '''[[20 December|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 20 December 1956|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
* '''[[20 December|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 20 December 1956|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
 
==?==
 
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* '''?early''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[G.E. Selby c. 1955/6|a letter to G.E. Selby]].
 
* '''?''' - [[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.
 
* '''?''' - [[Inger Edelfeldt]], Swedish author and illustrator, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Inger Edelfeldt]], Swedish author and illustrator, is born.

Revision as of 22:21, 17 October 2013

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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