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Events which occurred on 28 March.
- 1939 - J.R.R. Tolkien does the second day of his training with the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at their London headquarters.
- 1958 - Actor Stephen Ure is born.
- 1958 - J.R.R. Tolkien is invited by the Dutch publisher Het Spectrum to attend a "Hobbit Dinner" in Rotterdam. Tolkien is especially delighted by the "maggot soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author Hella Haasse gives a speech.
- 1972 – At Buckingham Palace, J.R.R. Tolkien receives his CBE from Queen Elisabeth II.
- 1989 - Actor Lockwood West dies.
- 2005 - The parody book The Soddit is published.