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1958

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==January==
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Michael George Tolkien (10 January 1958)|a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien]].
 
==February==
 
==February==
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* '''[[17 February|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes to [[Letter to Wordsworth (17 February 1958)|Wordsworth]].
 
* '''[[21 February|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 205]].
 
* '''[[21 February|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 205]].
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==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[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.
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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==
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* '''[[2 April|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Peter Alford (2 April 1958)|a letter to Peter Alford]].
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* '''[[2 April|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Cees Ouboter|a letter to Cees Ouboter]].
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* '''[[3 April|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], signing as "[[Gandalf]]", sends [[Letter to an unknown Dutchman|a letter to a Dutchman]].
 
* '''[[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]].  
 
* '''[[10 April|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 208]].
 
* '''[[10 April|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 208]].
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* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
 
* '''[[4 May|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 209]].
 
* '''[[5 May|5]]''' - Author [[James Branch Cabell]] dies.
 
* '''[[5 May|5]]''' - Author [[James Branch Cabell]] dies.
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* '''[[26 May|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is driven at high speed to ABC Television's studio at Aston, Birmingham.
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==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]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Misses E. Jones and J. Taylor|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]].
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* '''[[26 October|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to L.M. Cutts|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
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* '''[[2 November|2]]''' - [[Taum Santoski]], Tolkien linguist, is born.
 
* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.
 
* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.
  
 
==?==
 
==?==
* '''?''' - [[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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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters to 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.
 
* '''?''' - [[John D. Rateliff]], editor and author, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[John D. Rateliff]], editor and author, is born.
 
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Latest revision as of 23:27, 23 June 2015

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1958.

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