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1958

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==February==
 
==February==
* '''21''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 205]].
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* '''[[21 February|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 205]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''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 "[[Mushrooms|maggot]] soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author [[wikipedia:Hella Haasse|Hella Haasse]] gives a speech.
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* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - Actor [[Stephen Ure]] is born.
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* '''[[28 March|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 "[[Mushrooms|maggot]] soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author [[wikipedia:Hella Haasse|Hella Haasse]] gives a speech.
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 206|206]] and [[letter 207|207]].  
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* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 206|206]] and [[letter 207|207]].  
* '''10''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 208]].
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* '''[[10 April|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 208]].
* '''12''' - [[Tony Oliver]], who would voice [[Merry]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]]'', is born.
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* '''[[12 April|12]]''' - [[Tony Oliver]], who would voice [[Meriadoc Brandybuck|Merry]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
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* '''[[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''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 211]].
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* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 211]].
* '''20''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Misses E. Jones and J. Taylor 20 October 1958|a letter to Misses E. Jones and J. Taylor]].
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
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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.
* '''26''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
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* '''[[25 October|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
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* '''[[26 October|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''30''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.
  
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[Taum Santoski]], Tolkien linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Taum Santoski]], Tolkien linguist, is born.
 
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 1958|two letters to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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* '''?''' - ''[[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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Revision as of 21:24, 30 June 2013

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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Years
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961