First Age 510
Notable events in this year include:
- The Fall of Gondolin: Morgoth attacks Gondolin with an army of orcs, dragons, wolves and balrogs.
- Ecthelion dies killing Gothmog, Lord of Balrogs. Glorfindel dies killing a balrog.
- Deaths of Turgon, Penlod, Duilin, Rog, Orcobal, Balcmeg, Othrod and Lug.
- Maeglin takes Idril and Eärendil. Tuor kills Maeglin.
- Idril and Tuor lead a group of survivors out a secret tunnel and across the Cirith Thoronath. They lead the people towards the Mouths of Sirion.
- Gil-galad becomes High King of the Noldor.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Three. The Wanderings of Húrin and Other Writings not forming part of the Quenta Silmarillion: V. The Tale of Years", p. 351
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin"