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Events which occurred on 2 September.
- 1957 - Professor William Craigie, Tolkien's predecessor as Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, dies.
- 1973 - After visiting friends in Bournemouth, J.R.R. Tolkien becomes ill and dies, at the age of eighty-one. He is buried next to his wife, Edith.
- 1976 - The Father Christmas Letters is published.