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* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - Actor [[Stephen Ure]] is born.
 
* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - Actor [[Stephen Ure]] is born.
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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.
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]] move to [[76 Sandfield Road]].
 
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 206|206]] and [[letter 207|207]].  
 
* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 206|206]] and [[letter 207|207]].  
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==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]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Misses E. Jones and J. Taylor 20 October 1958|a letter to Misses E. Jones and J. Taylor]].
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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]].

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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