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1955

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==March==
 
==March==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Derrick Parnum 2 March 1955|letter to Derrick Parnum]].
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* '''[[2 March|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Derrick Parnum 2 March 1955|letter to Derrick Parnum]].
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
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* '''[[3 March|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 159]].
* '''6''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
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* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 160]].
 
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==April==
 
==April==
* '''14''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 161]].
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* '''[[14 April|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 161]].
* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 162]].
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==May==
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* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
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* '''[[19 May|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955|a letter to a Miss Turnbull]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''5''' - Harvey Breit writes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the ''New York Times Book Review''. Breit tells of  "Dr. [[Tolkein]]", and the article contains many more errors. Tolkien sends an angry letter to him.  
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* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - Harvey Breit writes an article on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the ''New York Times Book Review''. Breit tells of  "Dr. [[Tolkein]]", and the article contains many more errors. Tolkien sends an angry letter to him.  
* '''7''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
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* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 163]].
* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 164]].
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* '''[[13 June|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 13 June 1955|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 164]].
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the Preface to ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]''.
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* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 165]].
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==July==
 
==July==
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
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* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 166]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''11''' - During a holiday to Italy, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit a mass at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Chiara_(Naples) the church of Santa Chiara].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit Italy, and he writes several entries in [[The Diaries of J.R.R. Tolkien|his diary]] concerning the trip.
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
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* '''[[11 August|11]]''' - During the holiday to Italy, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and his daughter [[Priscilla Tolkien|Priscilla]] visit a mass at [[wikipedia:Santa Chiara (Naples)|the church of Santa Chiara]].
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* '''[[15 August|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 167]].
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* '''[[22 August|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[John Roberts 22 August 1955|a letter to John Roberts]].
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==September==
 
==September==
* '''7''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 168]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the draft of [[letter 171]].
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 169]].
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* '''[[7 September|7]]''' -  [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 168]].
* '''18''' - [[Bob Papenbrook]], who would voice [[Théoden]] and [[Gimli]] in the video game [[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]], is born.
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 169]].
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 170]].
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - [[Bob Papenbrook]], who would voice [[Théoden]] and [[Gimli]] in the video game [[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]], is born.
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* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 170]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''12''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
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* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 172]].
* '''14''' - [[Gerard Murphy]], the narrator of [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings'']], is born.
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* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - [[Gerard Murphy]], the narrator of [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|the 1981 radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings'']], is born.
* '''20''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
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* '''[[20 October|20]]''' - ''[[The Return of the King]]'' is published.
* '''21''' - Tolkien gives the O'Donnell Lecture on Celtic, not his favourite language.
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* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] presents his paper [[English and Welsh]].
* '''24''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
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* '''[[24 October|24]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 173]].
* '''31''' - [[W.H. Auden]] writes a review of  ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' in the ''New York Times Book Review''.
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==November==
 
==November==
* '''10''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
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* '''[[10 November|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 174]].
* '''25''' - [[Bruce Hopkins]], who would play [[Gamling]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[25 November|25]]''' - [[Bruce Hopkins]], who would play [[Gamling]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 175]].
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 175]].
 
* '''?''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|first radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]]
 
* '''?''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|first radio series of ''The Lord of the Rings]]'' is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]]
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Ancrene Riwle]]'' is published.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''3''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''Time and Tide''.
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* '''[[3 December|3]]''' - Tolkien's poem ''[[Imram]]'' is published in ''Time and Tide''.
* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
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* '''[[8 December|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 176|176]] and [[letter 177|177]].
* '''12''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 178]].
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* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 178]].
* '''14''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 179]].
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* '''[[14 December|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 179]].
 
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* '''?''' - [[Grant Major]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Grant Major]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Pete Fenlon]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Pete Fenlon]] is born.
 
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* '''?''' - Actor [[Ken Stott]] is born.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1950|a letter to Mr David Masson]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1950|a letter to August Closs]].
 
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