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3rd World Science Fiction Convention

The 3rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) was Denvention I, which was held July 4–6, 1941, at the Shirley-Savoy Hotel in Denver, United States. This was the last Worldcon before there was a break in the annual tradition due to World War II. The next Worldcon was held in 1946.[1]

Denvention I, the 3rd World Science Fiction Convention
GenreScience fiction
VenueShirley-Savoy Hotel
Location(s)Denver, Colorado
CountryUnited States
InauguratedJuly 4–6, 1941
Attendance90

The guest of honor at the third Worldcon was Robert A. Heinlein, who gave a speech entitled "The Discovery of the Future". Olon F. Wiggins served as convention chairman. Attendance was 90 members.

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  1. ^ "The Long List of World Science Fiction Conventions". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved March 7, 2011.

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Preceded by
2nd World Science Fiction Convention
Chicon I in Chicago, United States (1940)
List of Worldcons
3rd World Science Fiction Convention
Denvention I in Denver, United States (1941)
Succeeded by
4th World Science Fiction Convention
Pacificon I in Los Angeles, United States (1946)