From Tolkien Gateway
Tolkien-related events that took place in 1942.
- 6 - Christina Scull is born.
- 15 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to John Kettle.
- 24 - Actor Billy Connolly is born.
- 7 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 47.
- ? - A Philological Miscellany Presented to Eilert Ekwall, containing an introductory note co-signed by J.R.R. Tolkien, is published.
- ? - Author Stanley P. Baldwin is born.
While writing The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien modelled the lunar phases of T.A. 3019 on those of this year, with an offset of +5/6 days.
- ↑ Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. xlvi
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