From Tolkien Gateway
- 16 - Norman Shelley, who would voice Gandalf and Tom Bombadil in the first radio adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, is born.
- Christmas - J.R.R. Tolkien takes his First Communion, and buys a copy of Chambers's Etymological Dictionary.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien wins a Foundation Scholarship to King Edward's School, and returns there to continue his studies.
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