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1913

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s twenty-first birthday.
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* '''[[January 3|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s twenty-first birthday.
* '''7''' - [[Francis de Wolff]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|the 1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit'']], is born.
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* '''[[January 7|7]]''' - [[Francis de Wolff]], who would voice [[Smaug]] in [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|the 1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit'']], is born.
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''19''' - ''[[Exeter College Smoker]]'', featuring a cover illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien, is published.
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* '''[[November 19|19]]''' - ''[[Exeter College Smoker]]'', featuring a cover illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien, is published.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''1''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected president of Stapledon Society, a student body at Exeter College.
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* '''[[December 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected president of Stapledon Society, a student body at Exeter College.
* '''16''' – In an annual Christmas rugby match at [[King Edward's School]], alumni at [[University of Oxford|Oxford]] and Cambridge play against the School's First XV. This year, the alumni [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[Christopher Wiseman]], [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|T.K. Barnsley]], [[Robert Gilson]], [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] and [[Sidney Barrowclough]] lose 14-10.  
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* '''[[December 16|16]]''' – In an annual Christmas rugby match at [[King Edward's School]], alumni at [[University of Oxford|Oxford]] and Cambridge play against the School's First XV. This year, the alumni [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[Christopher Wiseman]], [[Thomas Kenneth Barnsley|T.K. Barnsley]], [[Robert Gilson]], [[Geoffrey Bache Smith|G.B. Smith]] and [[Sidney Barrowclough]] lose 14-10.  
 
* '''?''' - ''[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames]]'' is published in the [[Stapledon Magazine]].
 
* '''?''' - ''[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames]]'' is published in the [[Stapledon Magazine]].
 
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Revision as of 18:22, 17 May 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1913.

January

November

December

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  • ? - Tolkien contacts Edith Bratt, who subsequently breaks off her engagement with another man.
  • ? - Tolkien takes a Second Class in exams and transfers from classics to English, with emphasis in philology, and formally studies Old Norse.
Years
1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916