- 2 - A Tolkien Book of Days is published.
- 2 - The Peoples of Middle-earth is published.
- 20-22 - Oxonmoot 1996.
- 27 - Realms of Tolkien is published.
- ? - Elaine Griffiths, friend and pupil of J.R.R. Tolkien, dies.
- ? - Parma Endorion is published.
- ? - Actor Sadwyn Brophy is born.
- ? - Grenadier Models Inc., which had released metal miniatures based on The Lord of the Rings, ceases to exist.
- ? - Middle-earth: The Dragons card game is released.
- ? - Middle-earth: Dark Minions card game is released.
- ? - Travel and Communication in Tolkien's Worlds is published.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1996 is released.
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