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==January==
 
==January==
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* '''[[4 January|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ken Jackson 4 January 1968|a letter to Ken Jackson]].
 
* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads over ''[[The New Shadow]]'' and most likely starts typing a final typescript.
 
* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads over ''[[The New Shadow]]'' and most likely starts typing a final typescript.
 
* '''[[29 January|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ken Jackson 29 January 1968|a letter to Ken Jackson]].  
 
* '''[[29 January|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ken Jackson 29 January 1968|a letter to Ken Jackson]].  
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* '''?''' - Author [[Michael D.C. Drout]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Michael D.C. Drout]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Relation]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Relation]]'' is published.
 
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
 
* '''[[17 June|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] falls down the stairs of [[76 Sandfield Road]] and breaks his leg.
 
* '''[[17 June|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] falls down the stairs of [[76 Sandfield Road]] and breaks his leg.
 
* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
 
* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
 
 
==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''Mid-July''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]] move from [[76 Sandfield Road]] to [[Woodridings|Poole]], near [[Bournemouth]].
 
* '''Mid-July''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Edith Tolkien|Edith]] move from [[76 Sandfield Road]] to [[Woodridings|Poole]], near [[Bournemouth]].
 
* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
 
* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[28 August|28]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
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* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Robert Havard 2 August 1968|a letter to Robert Havard]].
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* '''[[28 August|28]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968|a letter to Ingrid Pridgeon]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968|a letter to Ingrid Pridgeon]].
 
 
==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''[[4 September|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mary Fairburn 4 September 1968|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].
 
* '''[[4 September|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mary Fairburn 4 September 1968|a letter to Mary Fairburn]].

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