In the Real WorldEdit
- 1975: Lise Myhre, the Norwegian cartoonist who referenced Tolkien's works in her cartoon Nemi, is born.
- Approximate date of Bilbo's afternoon return to Smaug's chamber.
- Approximate date that Smaug leaves his chamber and smashes the door, trapping Thorin and Company in the Lonely Mountain (Erebor).
- Approximate date of Smaug's attack on Lake-town and subsequent death.