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1970

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==January==
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* '''1''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 315]].
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==April==
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* '''13''' - [[Tom Shippey]], then a young academic at the University of [[Birmingham]], receives a letter from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] after giving a speech at a Tolkien-themed convention.
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==July==
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* '''18''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''4-7''' - The first [[Mythcon I|Mythcon]] is held at Harvey Mudd College, California.
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* '''4-7''' - The first [[Mythcon I|Mythcon]] is held at [[wikipedia:Harvey Mudd College|Harvey Mudd College]].
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* '''11''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 316]].
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==October==
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* '''?''' - The [[Mallorn 1|first issue]] of ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]'' is published.
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==November==
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* '''1''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 317]].
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* '''12''' - [[Craig Parker]], who would play [[Haldir (Elf of Lórien)|Haldir]] and provide the voice of [[Gothmog (Lieutenant of Morgul)|Gothmog]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 318]].
 
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* '''?''' - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "[[Hobbits|hobbit]]".
 
* '''?''' - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "[[Hobbits|hobbit]]".

Revision as of 19:15, 9 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1970.

January

April

July

September

October

November

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  • ? - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "hobbit".
Years
1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973