Third Age

The Third Age of Arda.

The Third Age is said to have started with the defeat of Sauron and the taking of the OneRing by Isildur. The Age ended with the departure of the Ring-bearers form the GreyHavens.

In Gondor the Age is said to have ended when Frodo destoryed the OneRing at MountDoom

Timeline & Key Events of the ThirdAge

The Third Age - Timeline
Early T.A.The Halflings arrive in Wilderland. Northmen spread east and west from their refuges under the northern eaves of ErynLasgalen, settling in the East Bight and in the Vales of Carnen, Celduin and Anduin.
2Isildur plants a seedling of the White Tree in Minas Anor. He delivers the South-kingdom to Meneldil. Disaster of the Gladden Fields. Isildur and his three elder sons are slain.
3Ohtar brings the shards of Narsil to Imladris.
10Valandil becomes King of Arnor.
109Elrond weds Celebrían, daughter of Celeborn.
130Birth of Elladan and Elrohir, sons of Elrond.
241Birth of Arwen Undómiel.
420King Ostoher rebuilds Minas Anor.
490First invasion of Easterlings.
500Rómendacil I defeats the Easterlings.
541Rómendacil slain in battle.
830Falastur begins the line of Ship-kings of Gondor.
861Death of Eärendur, and division of Arnor.
933King Eärnil I takes Umbar, which becomes a fortress of Gondor.
936Eärnil lost at sea.
c. 1000The Istari first appear in Middle-earth.
1015King Ciryandil slain in the siege of Umbar.
1050Hyarmendacil conquers the Harad. Gondor reaches the height of its power. About this time a shadow falls on Greenwood, and men begin to call it Mirkwood. The Periannath are first mentioned in records, with the coming of the Harfoots to Eriador.
c. 1100The Wise (the Istari and the chief Eldar) discover that an evil power has made a stronghold at Dol Guldur. It is thought to be one of the Nazgûl.
1149Reign of Atanatar Alcarin begins.
c. 1150The Fallohides enter Eriador. The Stoors come over the Redhorn Pass and move to the Angle, or to Dunland.
c. 1300Evil things begin to multiply again. Orcs increase in the Misty Mountains and attack the Dwarves. The Nazgûl reappear. The chief of these comes north to Angmar. The Periannath migrate westward. Many settle at Bree.
1356King Argeleb I slain in battle with Rhudaur. About this time the Stoors leave the Angle, and some return to Wilderland.
1409The Witch-king of Angmar invades Arnor. King Arvaleg I slain. Fornost and Tyrn Gorthad are defended. The Tower of Amon Sûl destroyed.
1432King Valacar of Gondor dies, and the civil war of the Kin-strife begins.
1437Burning of Osgiliath and loss of the palantír. Eldacar flees to Rhovanion. His son Ornendil is murdered.
1447Eldacar returns and drives out the usurper Castamir. Battle of the Crossings of Erui. Siege of Pelargir.
1448Rebels escape and seize Umbar.
1540King Aldamir slain in war with the Harad and Corsairs of Umbar,
1551Hyarmendacil II defeats the Men of Harad.
1601Many Periannath migrate from Bree, and are granted land beyond Baranduin by Argeleb II.
c. 1630They are joined by Stoors coming up from Dunland.
1634The Corsairs ravage Pelargir and slay King Minardil.
1636The Great Plague devastates Gondor. Death of King Telemnar and his children. The White Tree dies in Minas Anor. The plague spreads north and west, and many parts of Eriador become desolate. Beyond the Baranduin the Periannath survive, but suffer great loss.
1640King Tarondor removes the King's House to Minas Anor, and plants a seedling of the White Tree. Osgiliath begins to fall into ruin. Mordor is left unguarded.
1810King Telumehtar Umbardacil retakes Umbar and drives out the Corsairs.
1851The attacks of the Wainriders upon Gondor begin.
1856Gondor loses its eastern territories, and Narmacil II falls in battle. The Wainriders enslave the Northmen of Rhovanion.
1899King Marhwini leads a revolt of the Northmen against the Wainriders. He later leads his people north into the Vale of Anduin. King Calimehtar defeats the Wainriders on Dagorlad.
1900Calimehtar builds the White Tower in Minas Anor.
1940Gondor and Arnor renew communications and form an alliance. Arvedui weds Fíriel daughter of Ondoher of Gondor.
1944Ondoher falls in battle. Eärnil defeats the enemy in South Ithilien. He then wins the Battle of the Camp, and drives Wainriders into the Dead Marshes. Arvedui claims the crown of Gondor.
1945Eärnil II receives the crown.
1974End of the North-kingdom. The Witch-king over-runs Arthedain and takes Fornost.
1975Arvedui drowned in the Bay of Forochel. The palantíri of Annúminas and Amon Sûl are lost. Eärnur brings a fleet to Lindon. The Witch-king defeated at the Battle of Fornost, and pursued to the Ettenmoors. He vanishes from the North.
1976Aranarth takes the title of Chieftain of the Dúnedain. The heirlooms of Arnor are given into the keeping of Elrond.
1977Frumgar leads the Éothéod into the North.
1979Bucca of the Marish becomes first Thain of the Shire.
1980The Witch-king comes to Mordor and there gathers the Nazgûl. A Balrog appears in Moria, and slays Durin VI.
1981Náin I slain. The Dwarves flee from Moria. Many of the Silvan Elves of Lórien flee south to Edhellond. Amroth and Nimrodel are lost. Around this time, Imrazôr the Númenorean marries Mithrellas of Lorien, and founds the line of the Lords of Dol Amroth.
1999Thráin I comes to Erebor and founds a dwarf-kingdom 'under the Mountain'.
2000The Nazgûl issue from Mordor and besiege Minas Ithil.
2002Fall of Minas Ithil, afterwards known as Minas Morgul. The palantír is captured.
c. 2004Galador, son of Imrazôr, becomes the first Lord of Dol Amroth.
2043Eärnur becomes King of Gondor. He is challenged by the Witch-king.
2050The challenge is renewed. Eärnur rides to Minas Morgul and is lost Mardil becomes the first Ruling Steward.
2060The power of Dol Guldur grows. The Wise fear that it may be Sauron taking shape again.
2063Gandalf goes to Dol Guldur. Sauron retreats and hides in the East. The WatchfulPeace begins. The Nazgûl remain quiet in MinasMorgul.
2210Thorin I leaves Erebor, and goes north to the GreyMountains, where most of the remnants of DurinsFolk are now gathering.
2340Isumbras I becomes thirteenth Thain, and first of the Took line. The Oldbucks occupy the Buck-land.
2460The Watchful Peace ends. Sauron returns with increased strength to DolGuldur.
2463The WhiteCouncil is formed. About this time Déagol the Stoor finds the OneRing, and is murdered by Sméagol.
2470About this time Sméagol-Gollum? hides in the Misty Mountains.
2475Attack on Gondor renewed. Osgiliath finally ruined, and its stone-bridge broken.
c. 2480Orcs begin to make secret strongholds in the Misty Mountains so as to bar all the passes into Eriador. Sauron begins to people Moria with his creatures.
2509Celebrían, journeying to Lórien, is waylaid in the RedhornPass, and receives a poisoned wound.
2510Celebrían departs over Sea. Orcs and Easterlings overrun Calenardhon. Eorl the Young wins the victory of the Field of Celebrant. The Rohirrim settle in Calenardhon.
2545Eorl falls in battle in the Wold.
2569Brego son of Eorl completes the Golden Hall.
2570Baldor son of Brego enters the Forbidden Door and is lost. About this time Dragons reappear in the far North and begin to afflict the Dwarves.
2589Dáin I slain by a Dragon.
2590Thrór returns to Erebor. Grór his brother goes to the IronHills.
c. 2670Tobold plants 'pipe-weed' in the Southfarthing.
2683Isengrim II becomes tenth Thain and begins the excavation of GreatSmials.
2698Ecthelion I rebuilds the WhiteTower in MinasTirith.
2740Orcs renew their invasions of Eriador.
2747Bandobras Took defeats an Orc-band in the Northfarthing.
2758Rohan attacked from west and east and overrun. Gondor attacked by fleets of the Corsairs. Helm of Rohan takes refuge in Helm's Deep. Wulf seizes Edoras.
2758-9The LongWinter follows. Great suffering and loss of life in Eriador and Rohan. Gandalf comes to the aid of the Shire-folk.
2759Death of Helm. Fréaláf drives out Wulf, and begins second line of Kings of the Mark. Saruman takes up his abode in Isengard.
2770Smaug the Dragon descends on Erebor. Dale destroyed. Thrór escapes with Thráin II and Thorin II.
2790Thrór slain by an Orc in Moria. The Dwarves gather for a war of vengeance. Birth of Gerontius, later known as the OldTook?.
2793The War of the Dwarves and Orcs begins.
2799Battle of Nanduhirion before the East-gate of Moria. DáinIronfoot? returns to the IronHills. Thráin II and his son Thorin wander westwards. They settle in the South of EredLuin beyond the Shire (2802).
2800-64Orcs from the North trouble Rohan. King Walda slain by them (2861).
2841Thráin II sets out to revisit Erebor, but is pursued by the servants of Sauron.
2845Thráin II is imprisoned in DolGuldur. The last of the SevenRings is taken from him.
2850Gandalf again enters DolGuldur, and discovers that its master is indeed Sauron, who is gathering all the Rings and seeking for news of the One, and of Isildur's Heir. He finds Thráin II and receives the key of Erebor. Thráin dies in DolGuldur.
2851The WhiteCouncil meets. Gandalf urges an attack on DolGuldur. Saruman overrules him. Saruman begins to search near the GladdenFields.
2852Belecthor II of Gondor dies. The WhiteTree dies, and no seedling can be found. The Dead Tree is left standing.
2885Stirred up by emissaries of Sauron the Haradrim cross the Poros and attack Gondor. The sons of Folcwine of Rohan are slain in the service of Gondor.
2890Bilbo born in the Shire.
2901Most of the remaining inhabitants of Ithilien desert it owing to the attacks of Uruks of Mordor. The secret refuge of Henneth Annûn is built.
2907Birth of Gilraen mother of Aragorn II.
2911The Fell Winter. The Baranduin and other rivers are frozen. White Wolves invade Eriador from the North.
2912Great floods devastate Enedwaith and Minhiriath. Tharbad is ruined and deserted.
2920Death of the OldTook?.
2921Gandalf visits the Shire.
2929Arathorn son of Arador of the Dúnedain weds Gilraen.
2930Arador slain by Trolls. Birth of Denethor II son of Ecthelion II in MinasTirith. Death of the childless Isengrim III. The Thainship passes to his younger brother, Isumbras IV.
2931Aragorn son of Arathorn II born on March 1st.
2933Arathorn II slain. Gilraen takes Aragorn to Imladris. Elrond receives him as foster-son and gives him the name Estel (Hope). His ancestry is concealed.
2939Saruman discovers that Sauron's servants are searching the Anduin near GladdenFields, and that Sauron therefore has learned of Isildur's end. He is alarmed, but says nothing to the Council.
2941A "chance meeting" between Thorin and Gandalf at Bree (March 15th).Thorin Oakenshield and Gandalf visit Bilbo in the Shire. Bilbo meets Sméagol-Gollum? and finds the Ring. The WhiteCouncil meets. Saruman agrees to an attack on DolGuldur, since he now wishes to prevent Sauron from searching the River. Sauron having made his plans abandons DolGuldur. The Battle of the Five Armies in Dale. Death of Thorin II. Bard of Esgaroth slays Smaug. Dáin of the IronHills becomes King under the Mountain (Dáin II).
2942Bilbo returns to the Shire with the Ring. Sauron returns in secret to Mordor.
2944Bard rebuilds Dale and becomes King. Gollum leaves the Mountains and begins his search for the 'thief' of the Ring.
2948Théoden son of Thengel. King of Rohan. born.
2949Gandalf and Balin visit Bilbo in the Shire.
2950Finduilas, daughter of Adrahil of Dol Amroth, born.
2951Sauron declares himself openly and gathers power in Mordor. He begins the rebuilding of Barad-dûr. Gollum turns towards Mordor. Sauron sends three of the Nazgûl to reoccupy Dol Guldur. Elrond reveals to 'Estel' his true name and ancestry, and delivers to him the shards of Narsil. Arwen, newly returned from Lórien, meets Aragorn in the woods of Imladris. Aragorn goes out into the Wild.
2953Last meeting of the White Council. They debate the Rings. Saruman feigns that he has discovered that the One Ring has passed down Anduin to the Sea. Saruman withdraws to Isengard, which he takes as his own, and fortifies it. Being jealous and afraid of Gandalf he sets spies to watch all his movements and notes his interest in the Shire. He soon begins to keep agents in Bree and the Southfarthing.
2954Mount Doom bursts into flame again. The last inhabitants of Ithilien flee over Anduin.
2956Aragorn meets Gandalf and their friendship begins.
2957-80Aragorn undertakes his great journeys and errantries. As Thorongil he serves in disguise both Thengel of Rohan and Ecthelion II of Gondor.
2968Birth of Frodo.
2976Denethor weds Finduilas of Dol Amroth.
2977Bain son of Bard becomes King of Dale.
2978Birth of Boromir son of Denethor II.
2980Aragorn enters Lórien and there meets again Arwen Undómiel. Aragorn gives her the ring of Barahir, and they plight their troth upon the hill of Cerin Amroth. About this time Gollum reaches the confines of Mordor and becomes acquainted with Shelob. Théoden becomes King of Rohan. Frodo's parents drown in a boating accident on the Brandywine. Birth of Fredregar (and birth of Samwise, according to the Family Trees).
2982Birth of Meriadoc.
2983Faramir son of Denethor born. Birth of Samwise, according to the Tale of Years.
2984Death of Ecthelion II. Denethor II becomes Steward of Gondor. Birth of Rose Cotton.
2988Finduilas dies young.
2989Balin leaves Erebor and enters Moria.
2990Birth of Peregrin.
2991Éomer Éomund's son born in Rohan.
2994Balin perishes, and the dwarf-colony is destroyed.
2995Éowyn sister of Éomer born.
c. 3000The shadow of Mordor lengthens. Saruman dares to use the palantír of Orthanc, but becomes ensnared by Sauron, who has the Ithil Stone. He becomes a traitor to the Council. His spies report that the Shire is being closely guarded by the Rangers.
3001Bilbo's farewell feast. Gandalf suspects his ring to be the One Ring. The guard on the Shire is doubled. Gandalf seeks for news of Gollum and calls on the help of Aragorn.
3002Bilbo becomes a guest of Elrond, and settles in Rivendell.
3004Gandalf visits Frodo in the Shire, and does so at intervals during the next four years.
3007Brand son of Bain becomes King in Dale. Death of Gilraen.
3008In the autumn Gandalf pays his last visit to Frodo.
3009Gandalf and Aragorn renew their hunt for Gollum at intervals during the next eight years, searching in the vales of Anduin, Mirkwood, and Rhovanion to the confines of Mordor. At some time during these years Gollum himself ventured into Mordor, and was captured by Sauron. Elrond sends for Arwen, and she returns to Imladris. The Mountains and all lands eastward are becoming dangerous.
3015Death of the unmarried Ferumbras II, eighteenth Thain of the Took Line. The Thainship passes to his second-cousin, Paladin II.
3017Gollum is released from Mordor. He is taken by Aragorn in the Dead Marshes, and brought to Thranduil in Mirkwood. Gandalf visits Minas Tirith and reads the scroll of Isildur.


April/12Gandalf reaches Hobbiton.
June/20Sauron attacks Osgiliath. About the same time Thranduil is attacked, and Gollum escapes.
c. 29Gandalf leaves the Shire.
Midyear's DayHe meets Radagast, and learns of the ride of the Nine Riders. He spends the night in Bree, and leaves messages for Frodo with the innkeeper.
July/1Gandalf sets out for Isengard.
4Boromir sets out from Minas Tirith.
10Gandalf imprisoned in Orthanc.
17The Black Riders reach Sarn Gebir. They receive horses and raiment.
22They are joined by the Nazgûl of Dol Guldur at the Field of Celebrant.
AugustAll trace of Gollum is lost. It is thought that at about this time, being hunted both by the Elves and Sauron's servants, he took refuge in Moria, but when he had at last discovered the way to the West-gate he could not get out. The Nazgûl search the Vale of Anduin for the land of the Halflings.
September/18Gandalf escapes from Orthanc in the early hours. The Black Riders visit Saruman, and cross the Fords of Isen.
19Gandalf comes to Edoras as a beggar, and is refused admittance.
20Gandalf gains entrance to Edoras. Théoden commands him to go: 'Take any horse, only be gone ere tomorrow is old!'
21Gandalf meets Shadowfax, but the horse will not allow him to come near. He follows Shadowfax far over the fields.
22The Black Riders reach Sarn Ford at evening. They drive off the guard of Rangers. Their Captain rides north and establishes a camp at Andrath, south of Bree. Gandalf overtakes Shadowfax.
23Four Riders enter the Shire before dawn. The others pursue the Rangers eastward, and then return to watch the Greenway. A Black Rider comes to Hobbiton at nightfall. The Nazgûl Lord visits the Barrow-downs. Frodo leaves Bag End. Gandalf having tamed Shadowfax rides from Rohan.
24Gandalf crosses the Isen.
26The Old Forest. Frodo comes to Bombadil.
27Gandalf crosses Greyflood. Second night with Bombadil.
28The Hobbits captured by a Barrow-wight. Gandalf reaches Sarn Ford.
29Frodo reaches Bree at night. Gandalf visits the Gaffer.
30Crickhollow and the Inn at Bree are raided in the early hours. Frodo leaves Bree. Gandalf comes to Crickhollow, and reaches Bree at night
October/1Gandalf leaves Bree.
3He is attacked at night on Weathertop.
6The camp under Weathertop attacked at night Frodo wounded.
9Glorfindel leaves Rivendell.
11He drives the Riders off the Bridge of Mitheithel.
13Frodo crosses the Bridge.
18Glorfindel finds Frodo at dusk. Gandalf reaches Rivendell.
20Escape across the Ford of Bruinen.
24Frodo recovers and wakes. Boromir arrives in Rivendell at night
25Council of Elrond.
December/25The Company of the Ring leaves Rivendell at dusk.

January/8The Company reach Hollin.
11,12Snow on Caradhras.
13Attack by Wolves in the early hours. The Company reaches the West-gate of Moria at nightfall. Gollum begins to trail the Ring-bearer.
14Night in Hall Twenty-one.
15The Bridge of Khazad-dûm, and fall of Gandalf. The Company reaches Nimrodel late at night.
17The Company comes to Caras Galadhon at evening.
23Gandalf pursues the Balrog to the peak of Zirak-zigil.
25He casts down the Balrog, and passes away. His body lies on the peak.
February/14The Mirror of Galadriel. Gandalf returns to life, and lies in a trance.
16Farewell to Lórien. Gollum in hiding on the west bank observes the departure.
17Gwaihir bears Gandalf to Lórien.
23The boats are attacked at night near Sam Gebir.
25The Company pass the Argonath and camp at Parth Galen. First Battle of the Fords of Isen. Théodred son of Théoden slain.
26Breaking of the Fellowship. Death of Boromir. His horn is heard in Minas Tirith. Meriadoc and Peregrin captured. Frodo and Samwise enter the eastern Emyn Muil. Aragorn sets out in pursuit of the Orcs at evening. Éomer hears of the descent of the Orc-band from the Emyn Muil.
27Aragorn reaches the west-cliff at sunrise. Éomer against Théoden's orders sets out from Eastfold about midnight to pursue the Orcs.
28Éomer overtakes the Orcs just outside Fangorn Forest.
29Meriadoc and Pippin escape and meet Treebeard. The Rohirrim attack at sunrise and destroy the Orcs. Frodo descends from the Emyn Muil and meets Gollum. Faramir sees the funeral boat of Boromir.
30Entmoot begins. Éomer returning to Edoras meets Aragorn.
March/1Frodo begins the passage of the Dead Marshes at dawn. Entmoot continues. Aragorn meets Gandalf the White. They set out for Edoras. Faramir leaves Minas Tirith on an errand to Ithilien.
2Frodo comes to the end of the Marshes. Gandalf comes to Edoras and heals Théoden. The Rohirrim ride west against Saruman. Second Battle of Fords of Isen. Erkenbrand defeated. Entmoot ends in afternoon. The Ents march on Isengard and reach it at night.
Early MarchRemnants of Saruman's forces driven west of the Fords of Isen are attacked by Drúedain in the DrúwaithIaur.
3Théoden retreats to Helm's Deep. Battle of the Horn-burg begins. Ents complete the destruction of Isengard.
4Théoden and Gandalf set out from Helm's Deep for Isengard. Frodo reaches the slag-mounds on the edge of the Desolation of the Morannon.
5Théoden reaches Isengard at noon. Parley with Saruman in Orthanc. Winged Nazgûl passes over the camp at Dol Baran. Gandalf sets out with Peregrin for Minas Tirith. Frodo hides in sight of the Morannon, and leaves at dusk.
6Aragorn overtaken by the Dúnedain in the early hours. Théoden sets out from the Hornburg for Harrowdale. Aragorn sets out later.
7Frodo taken by Faramir to Henneth Annûn. Aragorn comes to Dunharrow at nightfall.
8Aragorn takes the 'Paths of the Dead' at daybreak. He reaches Erech at midnight. Frodo leaves Henneth Annûn.
9Gandalf reaches Minas Tirith. Faramir leaves Henneth Annûn. Aragorn sets out from Erech and comes to Calembel. At dusk Frodo reaches the Morgul-road. Théoden comes to Dunharrow. Darkness begins to flow out of Mordor.
10The Dawnless Day. The Muster of Rohan: the Rohirrim ride from Harrowdale. Faramir rescued by Gandalf outside the gates of the City. Aragorn crosses Ringló. An army from the Morannon takes Cair Andros and passes into Anórien. Frodo passes the Cross-roads, and sees the Morgul-host set forth.
11Gollum visits Shelob, but seeing Frodo asleep nearly repents. Denethor sends Faramir to Osgiliath. Aragorn reaches Linhir and crosses into Lebennin. Eastern Rohan is invaded from the north. First assault on Lórien.
12Gollum leads Frodo into Shelob's lair. Faramir retreats to the Causeway Forts. Théoden camps under Minrimmon. Aragorn drives the enemy towards Pelargir. The Ents defeat the invaders of Rohan.
13Frodo captured by the Orcs of Cirith Ungol. The Pelennor is over-run. Faramir is wounded. Aragorn reaches Pelargir and captures the fleet. Théoden in Drúadan Forest.
14Samwise finds Frodo in the Tower. Minas Tirith is besieged. The Rohirrim led by the Wild Men come to the Grey Wood.
15In the early hours the Witch-king breaks the Gates of the City. Denethor burns himself on a pyre. The horns of the Rohirrim are heard at cockcrow. Battle of the Pelennor. Théoden is slain. Aragorn raises the standard of Arwen. Frodo and Samwise escape and begin their journey north along the Morgai. Battle under the trees in Mirkwood. Thranduil repels the forces of Dol Guldur. Second assault on Lórien.
16Debate of the commanders. Frodo from the Morgai looks out over the camp to Mount Doom.
17Battle of Dale. King Brand and King Dáin Ironfoot fall. Many Dwarves and Men take refuge in Erebor and are besieged. Shagrat brings Frodo's cloak, mail-shirt, and sword to Barad-dûr.
18The Host of the West marches from Minas Tirith. Frodo comes in sight of the Isenmouthe. He is over-taken by Orcs on the road from Durthang to Udûn.
19The Host comes to Morgul-vale. Frodo and Samwise escape and begin their journey along the road to the Barad-dûr.
22The dreadful nightfall. Frodo and Samwise leave the road and turn south to Mount Doom. Third assault on Lórien.
23The Host passes out of Ithilien. Aragorn dismisses the faint-hearted. Frodo and Samwise cast away their arms and gear.
24Frodo and Samwise make their last journey to the feet of Mount Doom. The Host camps in the Desolation of the Morannon.
25The Host is surrounded on the Slag-hills. Frodo and Samwise reach the Sammath Naur. Gollum seizes the Ring and falls in the Cracks of Doom. Downfall of Barad-dûr and passing of Sauron.


3019 S.R. 1419 
March 27Bard II and Thorin III Stonehelm drive the enemy from Dale.
28Celeborn crosses Anduin. Destruction of Dol Guldur begun.
April 6Meeting of Celeborn and Thranduil.
8The Ring-bearers are honoured on the Field of Cormallen.
May 1Crowning of King Elessar. Elrond and Arwen set out from Rivendell.
8Éomer and Éowyn depart for Rohan with the sons of Elrond.
20Elrond and Arwen come to Lórien.
27The escort of Arwen leaves Lórien.
June 14The sons of Elrond meet the escort and bring Arwen to Edoras.
16They set out for Gondor.
25King Elessar finds the sapling of the White Tree.
1 LitheArwen comes to the City.
Mid-year's DayWedding of Elessar and Arwen.
July 18Éomer returns to Minas Tirith.
19The funeral escort of King Théoden sets out.
August 7The escort comes to Edoras.
10Funeral of King Théoden.
14The guests take leave of King Éomer.
18They come to Helm's Deep.
22They come to Isengard. They take leave of the King of the West at sunset.
28They overtake Saruman.Saruman turns towards the Shire.
September 6They halt in sight of the Mountains of Moria.
13Celeborn and Galadriel depart, the others set out for Rivendell.
21They return to Rivendell.
22The hundred and twenty-ninth birthday of Bilbo. Saruman comes to the Shire.
October 5Gandalf and the Hobbits leave Rivendell.
6They cross the Ford of Bruinen. Frodo feels the first return of pain.
28They reach Bree at nightfall. 30 They leave Bree. The Travellers' come to the Brandywine Bridge at dark.
November 1They are arrested at Frogmorton.
2They come to Bywater and rouse the Shire-folk.
3Battle of Bywater, and Passing of Saruman.
 End of the War of the Ring.

3020 S.R. 1420: The Great Year of Plenty 
March 13Frodo is taken ill (on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob).
April 6The mallorn flowers in the Party Field.
May 1Samwise marries Rose.
Mid-year's Day. Frodo resigns office of mayor and Will Whitfoot is restored. 
September 22Bilbo's hundred and thirtieth birthday.
October 6Frodo is again ill.

3021 S.R. 1421 The Last of the Third Age 
March 13Frodo is again ill 25 Birth of Elanor the Fair, daughter of Samwise. On this day the Fourth Age began in the reckoning of Gondor.
September 21Frodo and Samwise set out from Hobbiton.
22They meet the Last Riding of the Keepers of the Rings in Woody End.
29They come to the Grey Havens. Frodo and Bilbo depart over Sea with the Three Keepers.
 The end of the Third Age
October 6Samwise returns to Bag End.

Source of information: Appendix B of LotR


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