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Third Age 1940

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Third Age 1940 (abbreviated to T.A. 1940) is the 1940th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 1940 was also known as S.R. 340 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"