Third Age 1981
Notable events in this year include:
- King Náin I slain by the Balrog in Moria.
- Thráin I, son of Náin I, becomes the King of Durin's Folk.
- The Dwarves flee from Moria.
- Many of the Silvan Elves of Lórien flee south.
- Amroth and Nimrodel are lost.