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1953

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==February==
 
==February==
 
* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Wayne G. Hammond]] is born.
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==March==
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* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 136]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gives the [[W.P. Ker Lecture]] at Glasgow University. (Letter #135, Note 2)
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* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 137]].
 
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* '''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==
 
* '''?''' - [[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''' – [[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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* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 139]].
* '''?''' - [[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]] is first published.  
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*'''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]]''.  
* '''?''' - [[Pearl]] by J.R.R. Tolkien and [[E.V. Gordon]] is published.  
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==October==
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* '''9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 141]].
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' is first published.  
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==November==
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* '''23''' - Composer [[Johan de Meij]] is born.
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==December==
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* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 142]].
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* '''5''' - [[Christopher Guard]], who would voice [[Frodo Baggins]] in ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:27, 8 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1953.

February

March

April

June

August

October

November

December

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1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956