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* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s twenty-first birthday.
 
* '''[[3 January|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s twenty-first birthday.
 
* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - Actor [[Francis de Wolff]] is born.
 
* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - Actor [[Francis de Wolff]] is born.
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* '''[[21 January|21]]''' - Actor [[Heron Carvic]] is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[11 October|11]]''' -  Actor [[John Bryning]] is born.
 
* '''[[11 October|11]]''' -  Actor [[John Bryning]] is born.
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[19 November|19]]''' - ''[[Exeter College Smoker]]'', featuring a cover illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien, is published.
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* '''[[19 November|19]]''' - ''[[Exeter College Smoker (1913)|Exeter College Smoker]]'', featuring a cover illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien, is printed.
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==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[1 December|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected president of Stapledon Society, a student body at Exeter College.
 
* '''[[1 December|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is elected president of Stapledon Society, a student body at Exeter College.
 
* '''[[16 December|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.  
 
* '''[[16 December|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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* '''?''' - "Oxford Letter", [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s report on former King Edward's pupils at [[University of Oxford|Oxford]], is published in ''[[The King Edward's School Chronicle#June 1911|The King Edward's School Chronicle]]''.
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* '''?''' - Tolkien contacts [[Edith Tolkien|Edith Bratt]], who subsequently breaks off her engagement with another man.
 
* '''?''' - Tolkien contacts [[Edith Tolkien|Edith Bratt]], who subsequently breaks off her engagement with another man.

Revision as of 11:40, 30 January 2013

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1913.

January

October

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