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==January==
 
==January==
* '''2''' - In honour of his 80th birthday the following day, ''The Sunday Times'' runs an interview of William Cater with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "The Lord of the Legends".  
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* '''[[January 2|2]]''' - In honour of his 80th birthday the following day, ''The Sunday Times'' runs an interview of William Cater with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], "[[The Lord of the Legends]]".  
* '''3''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] celebrates his 80th birthday.
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* '''[[January 3|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] celebrates his 80th birthday.
* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 332]].
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* '''[[January 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 332]].
* '''30''' - Voice actress [[Jennifer Hale]], who would play [[Galadriel]] and [[Lobelia Sackville-Baggins|Lobelia]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[January 30|30]]''' - Actress [[Jennifer Hale]] is born.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''9''' - Actor [[Crispin Freeman]] is born.  
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* '''[[February 9|9]]''' - Actor [[Crispin Freeman]] is born.  
* '''26''' - Actor [[Keith Ferguson]] is born.
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* '''[[February 26|26]]''' - Actor [[Keith Ferguson]] is born.
  
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''16''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 333]].
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* '''[[March 16|16]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 333]].
* '''27''' - [[Rayner Unwin]] organizes a party in celebration of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]’s CBE the [[March 28|following day]].
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* '''[[March 27|27]]''' - [[Rayner Unwin]] organizes a party in celebration of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s CBE the [[March 28|following day]].
* '''28''' - At Buckingham Palace, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives his [[wikipedia:Order_of_the_British_Empire|CBE]] from Her Royal Highness, Queen Elisabeth II.
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* '''[[March 28|28]]''' - At Buckingham Palace, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives his [[wikipedia:Order of the British Empire|CBE]] from Her Royal Highness, Queen Elisabeth II.
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 334]].
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* '''[[March 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 334]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''18''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 335]].
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* '''[[May 18|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 335]].
* '''23''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 336]].
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* '''[[May 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 336]].
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 337]].
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* '''[[May 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 337]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''6''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 338]].
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* '''[[June 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 338]].
* '''7''' - [[Karl Urban]], who would play [[Éomer]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[June 7|7]]''' - Actor [[Karl Urban]] is born.
* '''30''' - [[Mythcon III]] begins.
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* '''[[June 30|30]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] begins.
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 339]].
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* '''[[June 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 339]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''4''' - [[Mythcon III]] ends.
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* '''[[July 4|4]]''' - [[Mythcon III]] ends.
* '''4''' - [[Letter 339]] is published in the ''Daily Telegraph''.
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* '''[[July 4|4]]''' - [[Letter 339]] is published in the ''Daily Telegraph''.
* '''11''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 340]].
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* '''[[July 11|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 340]].
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''17''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 341]].
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* '''[[September 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 341]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''21''' - [[Felix Felton]], who played [[Bilbo Baggins]], [[Witch-king|the Black Captain]] and [[Sauron]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', dies.
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* '''[[October 21|21]]''' - Actor [[Felix Felton]] dies.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Master of Middle-earth|Master of Middle-earth: The Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[Master of Middle-earth|Master of Middle-earth: The Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 342]].
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* '''[[November 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 342]].
* '''21''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 343]].
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* '''[[November 21|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 343]].
* '''23''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 344]].
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* '''[[November 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 344]].
* '''30''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 345]].
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* '''[[November 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 345]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''13''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 346]].
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* '''[[December 13|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 346]].
* '''17''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 347]].
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* '''[[December 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 347]].
  
 
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Revision as of 10:33, 30 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1972.

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Years
1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975