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Events which occurred on 8 October.
- 1920 - Nils Werenskiold, the first Norwegian translator of The Lord of the Rings, is born.
- 1937 – C.S. Lewis reviews The Hobbit in The Times.
- 1979 - The Jackanory episode "Barrels Out of Bond" is aired on the BBC.
- 1987 - Roger Lancelyn Green, Inkling and biographer, dies.
- 2004 - The Lord of the Rings Symphony in Chicago, IL, Auditorium Theatre.
- 2009 - Hordes of the Things is released on CD.