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Events that occurred on 1 August
 On Earth
- 1896 - John Benjamin Tolkien, grandfather of J.R.R. Tolkien, dies.
- 1917 – "Tea Cake" Barnsley is killed near Ypres while consolidating a captured prisoner.
- 1917 – J.R.R. Tolkien attends an annual Minden Day Dinner at either Thirtle Bridge camp or Tunstall Hall.
- 1937 - Voice actor Ian Hogg is born.
- 1950 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 128.
- 1959 - J.R.R. Tolkien serves the first Mass of Robert Murray.
- 1962 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 240.
- 1969 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Mr Burrows.
- 1988 - Mythcon 19 in Berkeley, California.
- 1993 - Mythcon 24 at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
- 1997 - The German Tolkien Society Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V. is founded.
- 1999 - Mythcon 30 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- 2004 - Mythcon 35 at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
- 2015 - Mythcon 46 in Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs.