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The Third Age
|2953||1353||Saruman claims Isengard as his own and begins to fortify it.|
|Death of King Fengel of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Thengel.|
|Death of Steward Turgon. He is succeeded by his son, Ecthelion II.|
|The last meeting of the White Council.|
|2954||1354||Mount Doom erupts, causing the last remaining people of Ithilien to flee across the Anduin.|
|2955||1355||Likely date of the birth of Imrahil of Dol Amroth.|
|2956||1356||Death of Belba Baggins.|
|Gandalf and Aragorn meet for the first time.|
|2957||1357||Aragorn enters the service of Thengel of Rohan, under the alias of Thorongil.|
|2960||1360||Death of Mirabella, wife of Master Gorbadoc Brandybuck of Buckland.|
|Death of Isengar Took.|
|Birth of Nora Bolger, daughter of Wilibald Bolger and Prisca Baggins.|
|Death of Bingo Baggins.|
|2961||1361||Birth of Anson, son of Andwise Roper of Tighfield.|
|2962||1362||Hamfast Gamgee takes over as gardener at Bag End.|
|2963||1363||Death of Linda Baggins.|
|Birth of Théodwyn, youngest daughter of King Thengel of Rohan.|
|Death of Gorbadoc Brandybuck. He is succeeded as Master of Buckland by his son, Rorimac.|
|2964||1364||Birth of Lotho Sackville-Baggins, later self-appointed Chief Shirriff of the Shire.|
|2965||1365||Birth of Hamson, the eldest brother of Samwise Gamgee.|
|2968||1368||22 September Birth of Frodo Baggins in the Shire.|
|2972||1372||Birth of Daisy, elder sister of Samwise Gamgee.|
|2976||1376||Birth of May, elder sister of Samwise Gamgee.|
|Denethor, future Steward of Gondor, weds Finduilas, daughter of Adrahil of Dol Amroth.|
|2977||1377||Death of Bard the Bowman. He is succeeded as King of Dale by his son Bain.|
|Likely date of the death of Angelimir. He is succeeded as Prince of Dol Amroth by his son Adrahil.|
|2978||1378||Birth of Théodred, son of Théoden of Rohan. His mother Elfhild dies in childbirth.|
|Birth of Boromir, heir to Denethor II of Gondor.|
|2979||1379||Birth of Pimpernel, second daughter of Thain Paladin Took II, and elder sister of Peregrin Took.|
|2980||1380||Birth of Tolman Cotton, eldest son and namesake of Farmer Tolman Cotton.|
|Birth of Fredegar 'Fatty' Bolger, son of Odovacar Bolger and Rosamunda Took.|
|'Thorongil' (Aragorn) leaves the service of Gondor and travels into the east. He later comes to Lórien, where he meets Arwen again, and the two become betrothed.|
|Death of King Thengel of Rohan. He is succeeded by his son Théoden.|
|Death of Thain Fortinbras II of the Shire. He is succeeded by his son Ferumbras III.|
|Loss of Drogo Baggins and his wife Primula in a boating accident.|
|6 April Likely date of Samwise Gamgee's birth.|
|c.||2980||1380||Gollum first encounters Shelob in the Ephel Dúath on Mordor's western border.|
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