From Tolkien Gateway
Events that occurred on 28 November.
- 1914 - Robert Gilson is the first of the T.C.B.S. to join the War effort. He enlists with the Cambridgeshire Battalion as a second lieutenant.
- 1930 - Father Christmas writes a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien's children.
- 1962 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 242.
- 1963 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to George Sayer.
- 1964 - The eighth episode of the Princess-serialization of The Hobbit is published.
- 1978 - Actor André Morell dies.