Revision as of 18:18, 8 June 2011 by Mith
Events which occurred on 9 August
- 1914 - Artist Tove Jansson is born.
- 1923 - Voice actor John Stephenson is born.
- 1945 – As the bombs are dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Tolkien denounces these tactics as "utter folly".
- 1973 - The last photograph of J.R.R. Tolkien is taken, in front of his favourite tree, the Pinus Nigra, at the botanic garden in Oxford.
- 1981 - The twenty-third episode of the 1981 radio series of The Lord of the Rings is aired on BBC Radio 4.
- 1981 - Mythcon XII.
- 1986 - Mythcon XVII.
- 1997 - Mythcon XXVIII.
- 2005 - The Lord of the Rings Symphony plays in Herodion, Greece.
- 2007 - Omentielva Tatya, the Second International Conference on Tolkien's Invented Languages
- 2009 - Omentielva Nelya, the Third International Conference on Tolkien's Invented Languages in Whitehaven, England.