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==January==
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* '''[[14 January|14]]''' - Reader N.J. Kyle writes [[N.J. Kyle 17 January 1973|a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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* '''[[17 January|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[N.J. Kyle 17 January 1973|a letter to N.J. Kyle]].
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* '''[[25 January|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Patrick Hunt 25 January 1973|a letter to Patrick Hunt, who is in prison]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
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* '''[[3 March|3]]''' - A [[Cigar bill (3 March 1972)|tobacco bill]] is submitted to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], on which he scribbles a note.
 
* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 348]].
 
* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 348]].
* '''[[March 8|8]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 349]].
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* '''[[8 March|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 349]].
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* '''[[8 March|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Clyde S. Kilby 8 March 1973|a letter to Clyde S. Kilby]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 9|9]]''' - [[Warren "Warnie" Lewis|W.H. Lewis]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
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* '''[[9 April|9]]''' - [[Warren "Warnie" Lewis|W.H. Lewis]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.
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* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Dr. Denis Tolhurst 20 April 1973|a letter to Dr. Denis Tolhurst]].
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* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[John Higgins 20 April 1973|a letter to John Higgins]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 16|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to [[Bournemouth]].
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* '''[[16 May|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to [[Bournemouth]].
* '''[[May 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 350]].
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* '''[[24 May|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 350]].
* '''[[May 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 351]].
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* '''[[29 May|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 351]].
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* '''[[30 May|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Philip Brown 30 May 1973|letter to Philip Brown]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 352]].
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 352]].
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[James A.H. Murray 5 June 1973|a letter to James A.H. Murray]].
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[James A.H. Murray 5 June 1973|a letter to James A.H. Murray]].
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* '''[[14 June|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Elena Jeronimides 14 June 1973|a letter to Elena Jeronimides]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Norman Power 8 July 1973|a letter to Norman Power]].
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* '''[[8 July|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Norman Power 8 July 1973|a letter to Norman Power]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[4 August|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 353]].
 
* '''[[4 August|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 353]].
* '''[[August 9|9]]''' - The [[:Image:Jrrt 1972 tree.jpg|last fotograph]] of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the [[wikipedia:European_Black_Pine|''Pinus Nigra'']], at the botanic garden in [[Oxford]].
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* '''[[9 August|9]]''' - The [[:Image:Jrrt 1972 tree.jpg|last fotograph]] of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the [[wikipedia:European_Black_Pine|''Pinus Nigra'']], at the botanic garden in [[Oxford]].
* '''[[August 17|17]]-[[August 20|20]]''' - [[Mythcon IV]].
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* '''[[17 August|17]]-[[20 August|20]]''' - [[Mythcon IV]].
* '''[[August 24|24]]''' - Actress [[Grey DeLisle]] is born.
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* '''[[24 August|24]]''' - Actress [[Grey DeLisle]] is born.
* '''[[August 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to visit friends in [[Bournemouth]].  
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* '''[[28 August|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to visit friends in [[Bournemouth]].  
* '''[[August 29|29]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 354]], the last letter to be included in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''.
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* '''[[29 August|29]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 354]], the last letter to be included in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[A Tribute to Tolkien|lunches with Robert Murray]] (and possibly others).
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[A Tribute to Tolkien|lunches with Robert Murray]] (and possibly others).
 
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[September 2|2]]''' - After visiting friends in [[Bournemouth]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] becomes ill and dies, at the age of eighty-one. He is buried next to his wife, [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]].
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* '''[[2 September|2]] - After visiting friends in [[Bournemouth]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] becomes ill and dies, at the age of eighty-one. He is buried next to his wife, [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]].'''
* '''[[September 6|6]]''' - A requiem Mass for [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is held in the Church of St Anthony of Padua in Headington, [[Oxford]]. Father [[Robert Murray]] assists.
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* '''[[6 September|6]]''' - A requiem Mass for [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is held in the Church of St Anthony of Padua in Headington, [[Oxford]]. Father [[Robert Murray]] assists.
* '''[[September 28|28]]''' - The ''[http://www.nationalreview.com/flashback/flashback200510030823.asp National Review]'' publishes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s death.  
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* '''[[28 September|28]]''' - The ''[http://www.nationalreview.com/flashback/flashback200510030823.asp National Review]'' publishes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s death.  
* '''[[September 29|29]]''' - [[W.H. Auden]], long time friend of Tolkien, dies.
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* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[W.H. Auden]], long time friend of Tolkien, dies.
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythprint (Vol.8, No.3)|''Mythprint'' (Vol.8, No.3)]], including a [[Joan O. Falconer 196?|letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Joan O. Falconer]], is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythprint (Vol.8, No.3)|''Mythprint'' (Vol.8, No.3)]], including a [[Joan O. Falconer 196?|letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Joan O. Falconer]], is published.
 
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''1''' - Actor [[Duncan McIntyre]] dies.
 
* '''1''' - Actor [[Duncan McIntyre]] dies.
 
* '''?''' - Games designer [[Nathan Segerlind]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Games designer [[Nathan Segerlind]] is born.
 
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* '''?''' - [[Rosfrith Murray]], friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], dies.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Funeral Customs in Tolkien's Trilogy]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Funeral Customs in Tolkien's Trilogy]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[R.B. McCallum]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.
 
* '''?''' - [[R.B. McCallum]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.

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