Events that occurred on 22 August
- 1944 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 79.
- 1955 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to John Roberts.
- 1963 - Linguist and translator Édouard Kloczko born.
- 1971 - Actor Richard Armitage born.
- 1980 - Voice actor Norman Shelley dies.
- 1985 - The Lays of Beleriand is published in the UK.
- 1992 - Tolkien Centenary Conference, a combination of Oxonmoot 1992 and Mythcon 23, at Keble College, Oxford.
- 2006 - The Oxford Tolkien Conference at Exeter College, Oxford.
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