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==On Earth==
 
==On Earth==
 
* '''[[1967]]''' - ''The Scotsman'' publishes an interview of William Foster with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
* '''[[1967]]''' - ''The Scotsman'' publishes an interview of William Foster with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
* '''[[1968]]''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
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* '''[[1968]]''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in the 2002 video game ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
 
* '''[[1986]]''' - The Swiss [[Tolkien Societies|Tolkien Society]] [[Eredain]] is founded.
 
* '''[[1986]]''' - The Swiss [[Tolkien Societies|Tolkien Society]] [[Eredain]] is founded.
 
* Since '''[[2003]]''' - [[Tolkien Reading Day]].
 
* Since '''[[2003]]''' - [[Tolkien Reading Day]].
  
 
==In Arda==
 
==In Arda==
* [[Third Age 2510|T.A. 2510]]:
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* {{TA|2510}}:
 
** [[Borondir]] reaches the [[Éothéod]] and delivers them the message of [[Cirion]], [[Steward of Gondor]].
 
** [[Borondir]] reaches the [[Éothéod]] and delivers them the message of [[Cirion]], [[Steward of Gondor]].
* [[Third Age 3019|T.A. 3019]]:
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* {{TA|3019}}:
**The Host of the West is surrounded by enemies on the Slag-hills.  
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** The Host of the West is surrounded by enemies on the Slag-hills.  
**[[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] reach the [[Cracks of Doom|Sammath Naur]]. [[Gollum]] seizes the [[The One Ring|Ring]] and falls in the [[Cracks of Doom]].
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** [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]] reach the [[Cracks of Doom|Sammath Naur]]. [[Gollum]] seizes the [[The One Ring|Ring]] and falls in the [[Cracks of Doom]].
**Downfall of [[Barad-dûr]] and passing of [[Sauron]].
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** Downfall of [[Barad-dûr]] and passing of [[Sauron]].
**Beginning of the New Year in [[Gondor]].
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** Beginning of the New Year in [[Gondor]].
* [[Third Age 3021|T.A. 3021]]:
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* {{TA|3021}}:
**Begin of the [[Fourth Age]] in the reckoning of [[Gondor]].
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** Beginning of the [[Fourth Age]] in the reckoning of [[Gondor]].
**[[Elanor Gardner|Elanor the Fair]], daughter of [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], is born.<noinclude>
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** [[Elanor Gardner|Elanor the Fair]], daughter of [[Samwise Gamgee|Samwise]], is born.<noinclude>
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==Inspiration==
 
==Inspiration==
 
[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] noted in ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature]]'' that the date the Ring was destroyed was purposefully chosen. It coincides with the feast of [[Wikipedia:Annunciation|Annunciation]] or [[Wikipedia:Lady Day|Lady Day]].
 
[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] noted in ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature]]'' that the date the Ring was destroyed was purposefully chosen. It coincides with the feast of [[Wikipedia:Annunciation|Annunciation]] or [[Wikipedia:Lady Day|Lady Day]].
 
[[Category:Dates]]</noinclude>
 
[[Category:Dates]]</noinclude>

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Events which occurred on 25 March.

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In Arda

Inspiration

Tolkien noted in Nomenclature that the date the Ring was destroyed was purposefully chosen. It coincides with the feast of Annunciation or Lady Day.