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1957

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* [[The Lord of the Rings]] is awarded the International Fantasy Award.
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==January==
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* '''[[15 January|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is [[1957 "Carnival of Books" Interview|interviewed]] by Ruth Harshaw for the NBC radio program "Carnival of Books".
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==March==
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* '''[[21 March|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 196]].
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==April==
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* '''[[24 April|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 24 April 1957|a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien]].
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==May==
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* '''[[9 May|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 197]].
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==June==
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* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[Marquette University]] acquires many of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s manuscripts for 1,500 pounds.
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* '''[[24 June|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 199]].
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* '''[[25 June|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 200]].
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* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 26 June 1957|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
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==August==
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* '''[[21 August|21]]''' - Artist [[John Howe]] is born.
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* '''[[24 August|24]]''' - Actor [[Stephen Fry]] is born.
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* '''[[25 August|25]]''' - Author [[Ian Brodie]] is born.
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==September==
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* '''[[2 September|2]]''' - Professor [[William Craigie]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s predecessor as [[Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon]], dies.
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* '''[[7 September|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 201]].
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* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wins the [[The Bookseller, 14 September 1957|International Fantasy Award]].
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 202]].
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - The [[Oxford Mail, 11 September 1957|''Oxford Mail'']] reports from the International Fantasy Award, won by Tolkien.
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* '''[[14 September|14]]''' - [[The Bookseller, 14 September 1957|''The Bookseller'']] reports from the International Fantasy Award, won by Tolkien.
  
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==October==
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* '''?''' - Scholar [[Christopher Mitchell]] is born.
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==November==
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* '''[[6 November|6]]''' - Actor [[Cam Clarke]] is born.
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* '''[[17 November|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 203]].
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* '''[[9 November|9/10]]''' - At midnight, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 9/10 November 1957|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]]
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* '''[[19 November|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 19 November 1957|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]]
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==December==
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* '''[[7 December|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 204]].
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==?==
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is awarded the International Fantasy Award.
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* '''?''' - [[Anders Stenström]], scholar of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.
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Revision as of 15:59, 26 February 2012

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