Events that occurred on 19 October.
- 1932 - Artist Fritz Möser is born.
- 1955 - Actor Ken Stott is born.
- 1971 - J.R.R. Tolkien receives a letter from William Cater (see Letter 330).
- 1976 - The Father Christmas Letters is published in the US.
- 2005 - The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook is published.
- 2010 - The Dragon's Apprentice is published.
- 2011 - Brother Joseph Power dies.
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