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April 9-10 First V-Con
April 9-11 Eastercon 22
May British Fantasy Society founded
June 25 Birmingham Science Fiction Group re-founded.
July 3 KaCSFFS founded.
July 11 John W. Campbell, Jr. dies.
September 2-6 (Labor Day) Noreascon I (Worldcon)
November 26-28 First ChambanaCon
November First Novacon
DAW Books founded by Donald A. Wollheim.
Mario Bosnyak TAFF trip.
British Weird Fantasy Society formed.

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