In the Real WorldEdit
- Eorl the Young and his Éothéod leave for Calenardhon to join Gondor in the war against the Balchoth and its orc allies.
- Gandalf visits Bag End for the first time but Bilbo wasn't there and after his talk with Holman Greenhand, he decides Bilbo is the perfect choice as the burglar in the Quest against Smaug.
- The birth of Samwise Gamgee.
- Thranduil, the King of the Woodland Realm and Celeborn, the Lord of Lothlórien meet on matters concerning the war.
- Frodo and Sam rest in Ithilien after being rescued by the Eagles from the devastation in Mordor, due to destruction of the One Ring.