Revision as of 07:25, 5 August 2010 by Ederchil
- 16 - J.R.R. Tolkien takes a holiday to Bournemouth.
- 24 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 350.
- 29 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 351.
- 4 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 353.
- 9 - The last fotograph of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the Pinus Nigra, at the botanic garden in Oxford.
- 17-20 - Mythcon IV.
- 24 - Actress Grey DeLisle is born.
- 28 - J.R.R. Tolkien takes a holiday to visit friends in Bournemouth.
- 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 lunches with Robert Murray (and possibly others).
- 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.
- 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.
- 28 - The National Review publishes an article on J.R.R. Tolkien's death.
- 29 - W.H. Auden, long time friend of Tolkien, dies.
- ? - Funeral Customs in Tolkien's Trilogy is published.
- ? - R.B. McCallum, Inkling, dies.
- ? - The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1973 released.
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