1915

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1915.

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • ? - Earliest "evidence" of Tolkien working on "fairy language".

April[edit]

June[edit]

  • 10 - Exams start at Oxford University. Because of the war, only Tolkien and 24 others remain in the entire University. Tolkien passes.
  • 28 - Tolkien applies at the Oxford recruiting office to join the army.
  • 28 - Przemyslaw Mroczkowski, scholar and friend of J.R.R. Tolkien, is born.
  • ? - Tolkien is awarded First Class Honours degree in English Language and Literature.

July[edit]

  • 15 - Tolkien is commissioned as a second lieutenant of the 13th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, and begins training at Bedford.

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

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Years
1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918