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==On Earth==
 
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==On Earth==
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* '''[[1967]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Joukes 28 August 1967|a letter to a Mr Joukes]].
* '''[[1968]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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* '''[[1968]]''' - Actor [[Billy Boyd]] is born.
* '''[[1973]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to visit friends in [[Bournemouth]]. He would die there [[September 2|5 days]] later.
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* '''[[1973]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] takes a holiday to visit friends in [[Bournemouth]]. He would die there [[September 2|5 days]] later.
* '''[[1987]]''' - [[John Huston]], voice of [[Gandalf]] in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]] and [[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King|The Return of the King]] dies.
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* '''[[1977]]''' - [[Mythcon VIII]] at [[wikipedia:University of San Diego|University of San Diego]], [[wikipedia:California|California]].
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* '''[[1981]]''' - [[Tom Shippey]] reviews ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' for ''The Times Literary Supplement''.
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* '''[[1982]]''' - The seventh episode of the new version of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series]] of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio 4]].
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* '''[[1987]]''' - Voice actor [[John Huston]] dies.
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* '''[[2010]]''' - [[The Tolkien Society]]'s Southern Hemisphere seminar: "Tolkien's Odysseys - Middle-earth and Beyond".
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==In Arda==
 
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** [[Gandalf]] and the [[travellers|four Hobbits]] overtake [[Saruman]]. While Frodo and his friends go to [[Rivendell]], Saruman heads straight for [[the Shire]].<noinclude>[[Category:Dates|241]]</noinclude>

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