Third Age 2758
- Rohan attacked from west and east and overrun.
- Gondor attacked by fleets of the Corsairs.
- King Helm of Rohan takes refuge in Helm's Deep.
- Wulf, son of Freca, seizes Edoras.
 Winter of 2758-2759
- The Long Winter follows. Great suffering and loss of life in Eriador and Rohan.
- Gandalf comes to the aid of the Shire-folk.