- 14 - J.R.R. Tolkien dictates a letter to his father.
- 14 - E.V. Gordon, a later colleague of Tolkien, is born.
- 15 - Arthur Tolkien dies in Bloemfontein, as a result of a severe hemorrhage suffered the previous day. He had been sick for many months with rheumatic fever, and never made the trip to Birmingham to see his family.
- ? - Mabel Tolkien and her family move from Birmingham to the hamlet of Sarehole.
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