The final year of the First Age.
- The War of Wrath is concluded and Morgoth is defeated.
- Morgoth is cast into the Void.
- Most of Beleriand is sunk and destroyed.
- The Sea of Helcar is drained through the Great Gulf.
- The plateaus of Mordor, Khand, and Rhûn rise from the former seabed.
- The remaining two Silmarils are stolen by Maedhros and Maglor but are lost in the earth and in the sea.
- The Elves are summoned to Valinor and settle on Tol Eressëa.
- Galadriel refuses the summons and is still banned.
- A small part of the Ñoldor remain in Lindon.
- Many Sindar depart east and establish realms, under them Thranduil.