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==June==
 
==June==
* '''11''' - German translator [[Walter Scherf]] is born.
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* '''[[June 11|11]]''' - German translator [[Walter Scherf]] is born.
* '''22''' - Voice acting legend [[Paul Frees]], who would voice several characters in the [[Rankin/Bass]] movies, is born.
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* '''[[June 22|22]]''' - Voice acting legend [[Paul Frees]], who would voice several characters in the [[Rankin/Bass]] movies, is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''21''' - Tolkien is appointed to Readership in English Language at the [[University of Leeds]].
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* '''[[July 21|21]]''' - Tolkien is appointed to Readership in English Language at the [[University of Leeds]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''16''' - [[Max Schuchart]], who would be the first to translate ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[August 16|16]]''' - [[Max Schuchart]], who would be the first to translate ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''27''' - [[William Conrad]], voice actor who portrayed [[Denethor II|Denethor]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
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* '''[[August 27|27]]''' - [[William Conrad]], voice actor who portrayed [[Denethor II|Denethor]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]]'', is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''10''' - [[Victor Platt]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[October 10|10]]''' - [[Victor Platt]], who would voice [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', is born.
* '''22''' - [[Michael Tolkien]], Tolkien's second son, is born.
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* '''[[October 22|22]]''' - [[Michael Tolkien]], Tolkien's second son, is born.
* '''30''' - [[Norman Bird]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] in ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.  
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* '''[[October 30|30]]''' - [[Norman Bird]], who would voice [[Bilbo Baggins]] in ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.  
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''22''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[December 22|22]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
 
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Book of Fairy Poetry]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Book of Fairy Poetry]]'' is published.

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1920.

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