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Third Age 3020

All entries without a footnote come from Appendix B, the Third Age, "The Chief Days from the Fall of the Barad-dur to the end of the Third Age".


[edit] March

  • 13 Frodo is taken ill (on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob).

[edit] April

[edit] In Spring

[edit] May

[edit] Midyear's Day

[edit] Overlithe

This was a leap year in Shire-reckoning (S.R. 1420)

The merrymaking in that year is said to have been the greatest in memory or record, owing to the wonderful summer of that year.[2]

[edit] September

  • 22 Bilbo's hundred and thirtieth birthday.

[edit] October

[edit] During the Year

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Shire Calendar"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Heirs of Elendil", p. 207