Events that occurred on 27 February.
- 1917 - J.R.R. Tolkien faces his third Medical Board, and again his leave is extended.
- 1930 - Joseph Wright, former tutor of Tolkien, dies.
- 1984 - J.R.R. Tolkien's second son, Michael Tolkien, dies.
- 2014 - The Fall of Arthur is published in paperback.
- 2014 - Farmer Giles of Ham pocket edition is published.
- 2015 - Actor and singer Leonard Nimoy dies.
- T.A. 3019:
- Orc skirmish, Grishnákh leaves. Pippin cuts his rope and drops his brooch.
- The Three Hunters reach the west-cliff of Emyn Muil at sunrise and find the brooch.
- Frodo and Sam sleep at a cliff on the eastern Emyn Muil.
- Éomer against Théoden's orders sets out from Eastfold about midnight to pursue the Orcs.