Events that occurred on 2 February.
 On Earth
- 1939 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 35.
- 1972 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Edmund R. Meskys
- 2006 - Previews of The Lord of the Rings Musical open in Toronto.
- 2007 - The Lord of the Rings: The White Council is put on permanent hiatus delay; the video-game would later be cancelled. The Lord of the Rings: Conquest was released instead.