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* '''[[25 March|25]]''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[25 March|25]]''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' – The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' – The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Road Goes Ever On (book)|The Road Goes Ever On]]'' is published.
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
 
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
 
* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 303]].
 
* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 303]].
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* '''[[24 May|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to George Burke Johnston|a letter to George Burke Johnston]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mary Fairburn (May 1968)|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mary Fairburn (May 1968)|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Michael D.C. Drout]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Michael D.C. Drout]] is born.
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* '''[[4 September|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mary Fairburn (4 September 1968)|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].
 
* '''[[4 September|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mary Fairburn (4 September 1968)|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Letter to Billy Callahan|letter to Billy Callahan]].
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Letter to Billy Callahan|letter to Billy Callahan]].
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* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Letter to Margaret Carroux|letter to Margaret Carroux]].
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - ''[[An Unexpected Party (episode)|An Unexpected Party]]'', the first episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - ''[[An Unexpected Party (episode)|An Unexpected Party]]'', the first episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
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==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''Late Summer''' - [[Tolkien Journal (Vol.3, No.3)|''Tolkien Journal'' (Vol.3, No.3)]] is published.
 
* '''Late Summer''' - [[Tolkien Journal (Vol.3, No.3)|''Tolkien Journal'' (Vol.3, No.3)]] is published.
* '''?''' - ''[[The Road Goes Ever On (book)|The Road Goes Ever On]]'' is published.
 
 
* '''?''' - After the death of his [[Stanley Unwin|father]], [[Rayner Unwin]] becomes chairman of [[Allen and Unwin]].
 
* '''?''' - After the death of his [[Stanley Unwin|father]], [[Rayner Unwin]] becomes chairman of [[Allen and Unwin]].
 
* '''?''' - [[The Tolkien Society of Sweden]], the first European [[Tolkien Societies|Tolkien society]], is founded.
 
* '''?''' - [[The Tolkien Society of Sweden]], the first European [[Tolkien Societies|Tolkien society]], is founded.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien and the Critics|Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien and the Critics|Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings]]'' is published.
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"#1960|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"#1960s|a letter to Mr David Masson]].
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* '''?''' - [[Ken Rudolph Calendar 1969]] is released.
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{{Years|1965|1966|1967|1968|1969|1970|1971|}}
 
{{Years|1965|1966|1967|1968|1969|1970|1971|}}
 
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[[Category:Years (real-world)]]

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1968.

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