Events which occurred on 13 January.
- 1977 - Orlando Bloom, who would play Legolas in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings, is born in Canterbury.
- 2009 - The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is published.
- T.A. 3019:
According to astronomy, the moon on that day of 3019, would have be a waning gibbous, which rises after midnight (and thus early on January 14) until it passes over the Misty Mountains and shine on the western side where the Gate was.