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1937

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 9]].
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* '''[[January 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 9]].
* '''7''' - At the request of his father, young [[Rayner Unwin]] writes a book report on ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''. This is the first of many positive critiques.  
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* '''[[January 7|7]]''' - At the request of his father, young [[Rayner Unwin]] writes a book report on ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''. This is the first of many positive critiques.  
* '''16''' - Artist [[Klaus Ensikat]] is born.
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* '''[[January 16|16]]''' - Artist [[Klaus Ensikat]] is born.
* '''17''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 10]].
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* '''[[January 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 10]].
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''5''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 11]].
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* '''[[February 5|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 11]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 12]].
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* '''[[April 13|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 12]].
* '''20''' - [[George Takei]], who travelled the world as narrator of [[Johan de Meij]]'s ''[[Symphony No. 1, "The Lord of the Rings"]]'', is born.
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* '''[[April 20|20]]''' - [[George Takei]], who travelled the world as narrator of [[Johan de Meij]]'s ''[[Symphony No. 1, "The Lord of the Rings"]]'', is born.
  
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 13]].
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* '''[[May 13|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 13]].
* '''28''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 14]].
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* '''[[May 28|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 14]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''1''' - ''[[Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics]]'' is published.
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* '''[[July 1|1]]''' - ''[[Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics]]'' is published.
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''1''' - [[Ian Hogg]], who would voice [[Tom Bombadil]] in [[BBC]]'s radio series of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'', is born.
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* '''[[August 1|1]]''' - [[Ian Hogg]], who would voice [[Tom Bombadil]] in [[BBC]]'s radio series of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'', is born.
* '''5''' - [[Alan Howard]], the voice for the [[One Ring]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]] and [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]], is born.
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* '''[[August 5|5]]''' - [[Alan Howard]], the voice for the [[One Ring]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]] and [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]], is born.
* '''31''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 15]].
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* '''[[August 31|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 15]].
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''21''' - ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
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* '''[[September 21|21]]''' - ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
* '''28''' - [[Donald Gee]], who would voice [[Radagast]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series]], is born.
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* '''[[September 28|28]]''' - [[Donald Gee]], who would voice [[Radagast]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|1981 radio series]], is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''3''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 16]].
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* '''[[October 3|3]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 16]].
* '''8''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] reviews ''[[The Hobbit]]'' in ''The Times''.
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* '''[[October 8|8]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] reviews ''[[The Hobbit]]'' in ''The Times''.
* '''9''' - [[Brian Blessed]], who would play [[Farmer Giles]] in ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[October 9|9]]''' - [[Brian Blessed]], who would play [[Farmer Giles]] in ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)]]'', is born.
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 17]].
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* '''[[October 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 17]].
* '''16''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 19]].
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* '''[[October 16|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 19]].
* '''19''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 20]].
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* '''[[October 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 20]].
* '''23''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 18]].
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* '''[[October 23|23]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 18]].
  
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''16-19''' - Tolkien starts writing the first chapter of the "New Hobbit", which will later become ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.
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* '''[[December 16|16]]-[[December 19|19]]''' - Tolkien starts writing the first chapter of the "New Hobbit", which will later become ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.
* '''25''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[December 25|25]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a letter to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:06, 20 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1937.

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