Events that occurred on 27 February.
 On Earth
- 1917 - J.R.R. Tolkien faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
- 1984 - J.R.R. Tolkien's second son, Michael Tolkien, dies.
 In Arda
- T.A. 3019:
- Orc skirmish, Grishnákh leaves. Pippin cuts his rope and drops his brooch.
- The Three Hunters reach the west-cliff of Emyn Muil at sunrise and find the brooch.
- Frodo and Sam sleep at a cliff on the eastern Emyn Muil.
- Éomer against Théoden's orders sets out from Eastfold about midnight to pursue the Orcs.