3rd World Science Fiction Convention

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Denvention I, the 3rd World Science Fiction Convention
Genre Science fiction
Venue Shirley-Savoy Hotel
Location(s) Denver, Colorado
Country United States
Inaugurated July 4–6, 1941
Attendance 90

The 3rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) was Denvention I, which was held July 4–6, 1941, at the Shirley-Savoy Hotel in Denver, USA. 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]

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