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* '''[[1923]]''' - [[John Stephenson]], who would voice [[Dori]], the [[Great Goblin]] and [[Bard|Bard the Bowman]] in the animated version of ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[1923]]''' - [[John Stephenson]], who would voice [[Dori]], the [[Great Goblin]] and [[Bard|Bard the Bowman]] in the animated version of ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[1945]]''' – As [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki the bombs] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
 
* '''[[1945]]''' – As [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_bombings_of_Hiroshima_and_Nagasaki the bombs] are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] [[letter 102|denounces]] these tactics as "utter folly".
* '''[[1973]]''' - The [[:Image:Jrrt 1972 tree.jpg|last fotograph]] of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Black_Pine ''Pinus Nigra''], at the botanic garden in [[Oxford]].
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* '''[[1973]]''' - The [[:Image:Jrrt 1972 tree.jpg|last photograph]] of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Black_Pine ''Pinus Nigra''], at the botanic garden in [[Oxford]].
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].  
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].  
  

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