Third Age 2770
- Smaug the Dragon descends on Erebor causing the Sack of Erebor.
- Dale destroyed.
- Death of Girion, Lord of Dale; his wife and child escape down the River Running
- Thrór escapes with Thráin II and Thorin II Oakenshield.
- Birth of Briffo Boffin, third son of Buffo Boffin and Ivy Goodenough