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Events which occurred on 26 October.
- 1916 - While in reserve, J.R.R. Tolkien's battalion is inspected by Sir Doulgas Haig, the British commander at the Battle of the Somme.
- 1945 - Jane Chance is born.
- 1966 - Finding himself short of a speech subject, J.R.R. Tolkien reads Smith of Wootton Major to a room of about 800 people.