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==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
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* '''[[5 May|5]]''' - Author [[James Branch Cabell]] dies.
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 210]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 210]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 211]].
 
* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 211]].
* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
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* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
* '''[[25 October|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
 
* '''[[25 October|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
 
* '''[[26 October|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
 
* '''[[26 October|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 1958|two letters to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 1958|two letters to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Old English Apollonius of Tyre]]'', containing a prefatory note by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Old English Apollonius of Tyre]]'', containing a prefatory note by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
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* '''?''' - [[John D. Rateliff]], editor and author, is born.
 
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{{Years|1955|1956|1957|1958|1959|1960|1961|}}
 
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Revision as of 16:50, 10 December 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1958.

February

March

  • 28 - Actor Stephen Ure is born.
  • 28 - J.R.R. Tolkien is invited by the Dutch publisher Het Spectrum to attend a "Hobbit Dinner" in Rotterdam. Tolkien is especially delighted by the "maggot soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author Hella Haasse gives a speech.

April

May

June

October

November

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