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* '''[[1944]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a letter from 12 year old John Barrow from [[wikipedia:Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania|West town, PA]]. The boy has already read ''[[The Hobbit]]'' eleven times, and his use of the term "Gee Whiz" delights Tolkien.  
 
* '''[[1944]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives a letter from 12 year old John Barrow from [[wikipedia:Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania|West town, PA]]. The boy has already read ''[[The Hobbit]]'' eleven times, and his use of the term "Gee Whiz" delights Tolkien.  
* '''[[1952]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 135]].
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* '''[[1952]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 135]].
* '''[[1955]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
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* '''[[1955]]''' - Tolkien writes [[Letter 173]].
 
* '''[[1964]]''' - The third episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[1964]]''' - The third episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
* '''[[1997]]''' - [[Don Messick]], who voiced [[Balin]] and the [[Gwaihir|Lord of the Eagles]] in [[The Hobbit (1977 film)]], dies.
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* '''[[1997]]''' - [[Don Messick]], who voiced [[Balin]] and the [[Gwaihir|Lord of the Eagles]] in the [[The Hobbit (1977 film)|1977 animated film]] of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', dies.
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* '''[[2003]]''' - [[RingCon]] III in [[wikipedia:Tacoma, Washington|Tacoma, Washington]].
 
* '''[[2007]]''' - The eleventh book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Prisoner of the Free Peoples]]'', is released in North America.
 
* '''[[2007]]''' - The eleventh book of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar]]'', ''[[Prisoner of the Free Peoples]]'', is released in North America.
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* '''[[2010]]''' - New features are added to the 1994 video game ''[[The Two Towers (1994 video game)|The Two Towers]]'', including a Facebook application.
  
 
==In Arda==
 
==In Arda==
* [[Third Age 3018|T.A. 3018]]:
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**[[Frodo Baggins]] awakes in [[Rivendell]], recovered from his wound, and meets [[Gandalf]].
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** [[Frodo Baggins]] awakes in [[Rivendell]], recovered from his wound, and meets [[Gandalf]].
**[[Elrond]] makes a feast where Frodo meets [[Glóin]]. [[Elladan]] and [[Elrohir]] return and talk to [[Aragorn]]. Evening at the [[Hall of Fire]] where Frodo meets [[Bilbo Baggins]].
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** [[Elrond]] makes a feast where Frodo meets [[Glóin]]. [[Elladan]] and [[Elrohir]] return and talk to [[Aragorn]]. Evening at the [[Hall of Fire]] where Frodo meets [[Bilbo Baggins]].
**[[Boromir]] reaches Rivendell at night.
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