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1958

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==February==
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* '''21''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 205]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''?''' - [[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.
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* '''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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==April==
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* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 206|206]] and [[letter 207|207]].
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* '''10''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 208]].
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* '''12''' - [[Tony Oliver]], who would voice [[Merry]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]]'', is born.
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==May==
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* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
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==June==
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 210]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''20''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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* '''14''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 211]].
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* '''20''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
 
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* '''?''' - [[Taum Santoski]], Tolkien linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Taum Santoski]], Tolkien linguist, is born.

Revision as of 13:38, 8 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1958.

February

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 "maggot soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author Hella Haasse gives a speech.

April

May

June

October

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Years
1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961