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Events that occurred on 19 July.
On Earth[edit | edit source]
- 1915 - Newly-commissioned Second Lieutenant J.R.R. Tolkien enters army training camp.
- 1924 - Director Arthur Rankin, Jr. is born.
- 1947 - Author and scholar Colin Duriez is born.
- 1950 - Voice actor Simon Cadell is born.
- 1969 - Voice actress Courtenay Taylor is born.
- 1976 - Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is born.
- 1981 - The twentieth episode of the 1981 radio series of The Lord of the Rings is aired on BBC Radio 4.
- 1998 - Mythcon 29 in Wheaton, Illinois.
- 2009 - Mythcon 40 in Los Angeles, California.
- 2010 - Mythcon 41 in Dallas, Texas.
- 2020 - Middle-earth, or There and Back Again is published.
In Arda[edit | edit source]
- T.A. 3018:
- T.A. 3019:
- The funeral procession of king Théoden sets out from Minas Tirith.
Other versions of the legendarium[edit | edit source]
In some editions of The Lord of the Rings, the funeral escort of Théoden left Minas Tirith on this day of T.A. 3019. In other editions this was moved to 22 July.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age"