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* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[March 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
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* '''[[24 March|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
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* '''[[30 March|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]] move to [[76 Sandfield Road]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
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* '''[[11 April|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
* '''[[April 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
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* '''[[15 April|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University on the religious themes adultery, temptation and repentance in ''[[Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]]''.
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 11|1]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[11 June|11]]''' - ''[[Pearl (E.V. Gordon)|Pearl]]'', edited by [[E.V. Gordon]] and including a contribution by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
* '''[[June 27|27]]''' - [[Lorri Holt]], who would provide the voice of [[Éowyn]] to ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[24 June|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 24 June 1953|a letter to George Sayer]].
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* '''[[27 June|27]]''' - Actress [[Lorri Holt]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Christopher Gilson]], linguist, is born.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
*'''[[August 4|4]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
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*'''[[4 August|4]]''' – [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is angry over the fact that an editor at [[Allen and Unwin]] has corrected dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin.  
* '''[[August 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
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* '''[[8 August|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
*'''[[August 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.  
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* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ronald Eames 15 August 1953|a letter to Ronald Eames]].
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*'''[[17 August|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] [[letter 140|agrees]] with [[Rayner Unwin]] on the book titles for his sequel to ''[[The Hobbit]]'': they will be ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]''.
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==September==
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* '''[[8 September|8]]''' - Actor [[John McGlynn]] is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
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* '''[[4 October|4]]''' - Actor [[Chris Fairbank]] is born.
* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
 
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* '''?''' - ''[[Essays and Studies 1953]]'', including ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 23|23]]''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
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* '''[[23 November|23]]''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 142]].
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* '''[[2 December|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 142]].
* '''[[December 4|4]]''' - An issue of the magazine ''[[Radio Times 4 December 1953|Radio Times]]'' featuring an article by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - An issue of the magazine ''[[Radio Times 4 December 1953|Radio Times]]'' featuring an article by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
* '''[[December 5|5]]''' - [[Christopher Guard]], who would voice [[Frodo Baggins]] in ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[5 December|5]]''' - Actor [[Christopher Guard]] is born.
 
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* '''[[28 December|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Rayner Unwin 28 December 1953|a letter to Rayner Unwin]].
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* '''[[29 December|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] visits [[Allen and Unwin|Allen & Unwin]] at [[Wikipedia:Museum Street|Museum Street]] in London.
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* '''?''' - German translator [[Hans-Ulrich Möhring]] is born.
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* '''?''' - ''[[Essais de philologie moderne (1951)]]'', including the essay "[[Middle English 'Losenger' (essay)|Middle English 'Losenger']]" by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
 
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Latest revision as of 20:49, 23 August 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1953.

[edit] February

[edit] March

[edit] April

[edit] June

[edit] August

[edit] September

[edit] October

[edit] November

[edit] December

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