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==On Earth==
 
==On Earth==
* [[1926]] – E.V. Gordon replaces [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] as Chair of English Language (''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' pg. 133)
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* [[1941]] – J.R.R. Tolkien resigns as Governor of King Edward's School, Birmingham. (''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' pg. 206)
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* '''[[1910]]''' - The [[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien|earliest preserved diary entry]] is written by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
* [[1938]] – In a series of lectures aimed at children, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] lectures on ''Dragons'' in the [[University of Oxford|University]] Museum.
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* '''[[1919]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts a new [[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien|diary]], mainly written in the [[Sarati|Alphabet of Rúmil]].
* [[1986]] [[Lord David Cecil]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.
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* '''[[1926]]''' [[E.V. Gordon]] replaces [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the Chair of English Language at the [[University of Leeds]].
 
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* '''[[1938]]''' – In a series of lectures aimed at children, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[Lecture on Dragons|lectures on ''Dragons'']] in the [[University of Oxford|University]] Museum.
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* '''[[1941]]''' – J.R.R. Tolkien resigns as Governor of [[King Edward's School]].
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* '''[[1956]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Polet 1 January 1956|a letter to a fan]].
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* '''[[1970]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 315]].
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* '''[[1986]]''' – [[Inklings|Inkling]] [[Lord David Cecil]] dies.
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* '''[[1995]]''' - ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]'' is published.
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* '''[[2002]]''' - ''[[A Tolkien Miscellany]]'' is published.
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* '''[[2003]]''' - The original [[Tolkien Gateway]] opens.
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* '''[[2006]]''' - [[Tolkien News]] is created.
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* '''[[2008]]''' - Fantasy novel ''[[The Search for the Red Dragon]]'' is published.
 
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Events that occurred on 1 January.

Contents

On Earth

On Arda

Months in the Shire Calendar
  1. Afteryule (January)
  2. Solmath (February)
  3. Rethe (March)
  4. Astron (April)
  5. Thrimidge (May)
  6. Forelithe (June)
  7. Afterlithe (July)
  8. Wedmath (August)
  9. Halimath (September)
  10. Winterfilth (October)
  11. Blotmath (November)
  12. Foreyule (December)

Afteryule was the first month of the Shire calendar, thirty days immediately following the holiday of Yule (hence its name). It ran from modern 23 December to 21 January. This month was called Frery in Bree and in the Eastfarthing[1]

Etymology

The name represents a modernization of the Old English name for January, æfterra ġēola.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. Arden R. Smith, "The Shire month-names" , Mellonath Daeron - The Language Guild of the Forodrim (accessed 12 July 2014)