From Tolkien Gateway
Tolkien-related events that took place in 1949.
- 28 - The letter "Cardinal Mindszenty", co-signed by J.R.R. Tolkien, is published in The Times.
- 15 - Scholar Alexei Kondratiev is born.
- 28 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 119.
- 11 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Miss Turnbull.
- 16 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 120.
- 20 - J.R.R. Tolkien visits Hugh Brogan in Cambridge.
- 9 - Sorcha Cusack, who would play Goldberry in Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series), is born.
- 4 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Pauline Baynes.
- 13 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 121.
- 14 - Tolkien author and screenwriter Brian Sibley is born.
- 6 - Author Robert Foster is born.
- 20 - Farmer Giles of Ham is published.
- ? - A fair, revised typescript of the finished The Lord of the Rings is made a copy.
- 12 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Miss How.
- 12 - Bill Nighy, who would play Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings 1981 radio series, is born.
- 18 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes letter 122.
- ? - Christopher Tolkien gets his B.A. English at Trinity College, Oxford.
- Autumn - Tolkien is introduced to editor Milton Waldman.
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- ↑ Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. lxxiii