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Mid-year's Day

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Mid-year's Day is the middle day of the year, according to the Shire Reckoning, between 1 Lithe and 2 Lithe. It roughly corresponds with the summer solstice, and is also known as Loëndë in Quenya.

Events that occurred on Mid-year's Day:

F.A. 498
Túrin weds Níniel in Brethil.
T.A. 2778 (circa)
Thrór draws his Map
T.A. 2941
Thorin and Company depart from Rivendell.
T.A. 3013
A Free Fair is held on the White Downs, at which Will Whitfoot is elected (or re-elected) to the post of Mayor of Michel Delving.
T.A. 3018
Gandalf leaves a letter to Barliman Butterbur to be sent to Frodo, and tells him to expect a Mr. Underhill. Gandalf leaves for Orthanc, Barliman forgets to mail the letter.
T.A. 3019
Wedding of Aragorn II and Arwen.
T.A. 3020
Frodo resigns office of Mayor and Will Whitfoot is restored as a mayor
Fo.A. 6
Will Whitfoot resigns as Mayor of Michel Delving, and Samwise Gamgee is elected in his place.
Fo.A. 55
At the Free Fair on the White Downs, Samwise Gamgee resigns as Mayor of the Shire.
Fo.A. 61
Death of Rose Cotton, the wife of Samwise Gamgee.