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1914

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* '''?''' - [[Edith Bratt]] converts to Catholicism and becomes engaged to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Edith Bratt]] converts to Catholicism and becomes engaged to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''4''' - The British Empire declares war on Germany, following tension and conflict on the mainland in July.
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* '''[[August 4|4]]''' - The British Empire declares [[World War I|war]] on Germany, following tension and conflict on the mainland in July.
* '''9''' - Artist [[Tove Jansson]] is born.
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* '''[[August 9|9]]''' - Artist [[Tove Jansson]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Hilary Tolkien]] joins the army as a bugler.  
 
* '''?''' - [[Hilary Tolkien]] joins the army as a bugler.  
 
* '''?''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]] and [[Robert Gilson]] join the army. [[Christopher Wiseman]] joins the navy instead.
 
* '''?''' - [[Geoffrey Bache Smith]] and [[Robert Gilson]] join the army. [[Christopher Wiseman]] joins the navy instead.
  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]''
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* '''[[September 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]''
  
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''?''' - [[Letter 1]] is written by Tolkien, starting a remarkable series of letters.  
 
* '''?''' - [[Letter 1]] is written by Tolkien, starting a remarkable series of letters.  
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''25''' - The [[T.C.B.S.]] meet in London.
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* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - The [[T.C.B.S.]] meet in London.
 
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* '''?''' - Artist [[Horus Engels]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Artist [[Horus Engels]] is born.

Revision as of 18:24, 17 May 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1914.

Early

August

September

October

  • ? - Letter 1 is written by Tolkien, starting a remarkable series of letters.

December

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Years
1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917