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* '''[[2 January|2]]''' - In honour of his 80th birthday the following day, [[The Sunday Times Magazine (2 January 1972)|''The Sunday Times Magazine'']] runs an interview of [[William Cater]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "The Lord of the Legends".  
 
* '''[[2 January|2]]''' - In honour of his 80th birthday the following day, [[The Sunday Times Magazine (2 January 1972)|''The Sunday Times Magazine'']] runs an interview of [[William Cater]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "The Lord of the Legends".  
 
* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] celebrates his 80th birthday.
 
* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] celebrates his 80th birthday.
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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[The Tolkien Society]] wishes J.R.R. Tolkien a happy 80th birthday in ''The Times.''
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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[The Tolkien Society]] sends Tolkien a jar of tobacco as a birthday present.
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* '''[[15 January|15]]''' - [[The Tolkien Society]] holds a general meeting and becomes formally constituted.
 
* '''[[24 January|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 332]].
 
* '''[[24 January|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 332]].
 
* '''[[30 January|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 30 January 1972|a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien]].
 
* '''[[30 January|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 30 January 1972|a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien]].
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* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - At Buckingham Palace, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is appointed a [[wikipedia:Order of the British Empire|CBE]] by Queen Elizabeth II.
 
* '''[[28 March|28]]''' - At Buckingham Palace, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is appointed a [[wikipedia:Order of the British Empire|CBE]] by Queen Elizabeth II.
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 334]].
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 334]].
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==April==
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* '''[[19 April|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Eva Heilborn 19 April 1972|a letter to Eva Heilborn]].
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* '''[[28 April|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mrs Robertson 28 April 1972|a letter to Mrs Robertson]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[18 May|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 335]].
 
* '''[[18 May|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 335]].
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[6 June|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 338]].
 
* '''[[6 June|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 338]].
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* '''[[11 June|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Robert Burchfield 11 June 1972|a letter to Robert Burchfield]].
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* '''[[27 June|27]]''' - [[Vera Chapman]] meets [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He agrees to become [[The Tolkien Society]]'s Honorary President.
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] begins.
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] begins.
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 339]].
 
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 339]].
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==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''[[4 July|4]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] ends.
 
* '''[[4 July|4]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] ends.
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* '''?''' - ''[[Master of Middle-earth|Master of Middle-earth: The Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Master of Middle-earth|Master of Middle-earth: The Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
 
==November==
 
==November==
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* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s desk is [[Sotheby's Fine English and Continental Furniture Bronzes, Textiles and Works of Art 1825-1930 and French Animalier Bronzes|sold at Sotheby's]].
 
* '''[[9 November|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 342]].
 
* '''[[9 November|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 342]].
 
* '''[[21 November|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 343]].
 
* '''[[21 November|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 343]].
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* '''?''' - The Swedish Tolkien Society [[Forodrim]] is founded.
 
* '''?''' - The Swedish Tolkien Society [[Forodrim]] is founded.
 
* '''?''' - Scholar [[Anne C. Petty]] presents her Ph.D. thesis ''[[One Ring to Bind Them All: Tolkien's Mythology|The Creative Mythology of J.R.R. Tolkien: A Study of the Mythic Impulse]]''.
 
* '''?''' - Scholar [[Anne C. Petty]] presents her Ph.D. thesis ''[[One Ring to Bind Them All: Tolkien's Mythology|The Creative Mythology of J.R.R. Tolkien: A Study of the Mythic Impulse]]''.
 
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* '''?''' - Scholar [[Stefan Ekman]] is born.
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* '''?''' - ''[[A Glossary of the Eldarin Tongues]]'' is published.
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* '''?''' - [[Mallorn 5|''Mallorn'' 5]] is published.
 
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