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Events which occurred on 8 July.
- 1915 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes the poem The Shores of Elfland.
- 1963 - J.R.R. Tolkien's paper "English and Welsh" is published in Angles and Britons: O'Donnell Lectures, a collection of lectures from the University of Wales.
- 1969 – J.R.R. Tolkien is diagnosed with an inflamed or diseased gall-bladder. Dr. Denis Tolhurst forbids him the consummation of fats (notably butter) and, in the eyes of the patient even worse, alcohol.