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* '''[[1917]]''' – [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed near Ypres while consolidating a captured prisoner. Barnsley was one of many of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s friends that died in the [[World War I|war]].
 
* '''[[1917]]''' – [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|"Tea Cake" Barnsley]] is killed near Ypres while consolidating a captured prisoner. Barnsley was one of many of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s friends that died in the [[World War I|war]].
 
* '''[[1937]]''' - [[Ian Hogg]], who would voice [[Tom Bombadil]] in [[BBC]]'s radio series of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[1937]]''' - [[Ian Hogg]], who would voice [[Tom Bombadil]] in [[BBC]]'s radio series of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'', is born.
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* '''[[1950]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 128]].
 
* '''[[1962]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 240]].
 
* '''[[1962]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 240]].
 
* '''[[2008]]''' - [[Pauline Baynes]], Tolkien's favourite artist, dies.
 
* '''[[2008]]''' - [[Pauline Baynes]], Tolkien's favourite artist, dies.

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