Summer (southern hemisphere)
- J.R.R. Tolkien spends the cool hours in the family garden usually watching his father plant vines or trees.
- Ronald is bitten by a tarantula and runs away in terror, his nurse grabs him and sucks the poison out.
- He shows interest in drawing, usually scribbling with pencil and paper.
- He is bothered by teething and his health suffers in the heat.
- 8 - Vincent Trought, a member of the T.C.B.S., is born.
- 20 - Christopher Wiseman, the only of Tolkien's friends that survived World War I, is born.
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