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.
- The beginning of The Dawnless Day over Gondor and Rohan.
- Frodo, Sam, and Gollum pass the Cross-roads and observe an army from Minas Morgul on its way to war in Gondor.
- The Muster of Rohan takes place and the Rohirrim ride out of Harrowdale.
- Gandalf and Imrahil rescue Faramir just outside the gates of Minas Tirith. Gandalf meets Pippin and they report to Denethor.
- Aragorn leads the Army of the Dead and the Grey Company over the Ringló.
- An army of Orcs from the Black Gate conquer Cair Andros and Anorien.