- Hallas who became Ruling Steward of Gondor in TA 2567 is born.
- Orcs begin the making of secret strongholds in the Misty Mountains making safe routes going into Eriador through the mountains barred and dangerous to any passers-through.
- Sauron sends evil and mysterious creatures to the former Dwarven realm of Moria, who begin living there making it very dangerous to any passers-through.
- ↑ The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 12: The Peoples of Middle-earth, VII: "The Heirs of Elendil"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B: The Tale of Years (Chronology of the Westlands), "The Third Age"