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* '''[[1923]]''' - Voice actor [[John Stephenson]] is born.
 
* '''[[1923]]''' - Voice actor [[John Stephenson]] 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 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]].
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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 [[Willows#Inspiration|''Pinus Nigra'']], at the botanic garden in [[Oxford]].
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series]] of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio 4]].  
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series]] of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio 4]].  
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - [[Mythcon XII]].
 
* '''[[1981]]''' - [[Mythcon XII]].

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