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*'''[[9 July]]''': News of the oncoming of the enemy reach [[Pelargir]].<ref name="Cirion">{{UT|Cirion}}, (i) ''The Northmen and the Wainriders"</ref>
 
*'''[[9 July]]''': News of the oncoming of the enemy reach [[Pelargir]].<ref name="Cirion">{{UT|Cirion}}, (i) ''The Northmen and the Wainriders"</ref>
* [[Kings of Gondor|King]] [[Ondoher]] falls in battle.<ref name="TA">{{App|TA}}</ref>
 
*'''[[13 July]]''': [[Minohtar]] is overwhelmed by [[Wainriders]] and slain by an arrow.<ref name="Cirion"/>
 
 
*[[Disaster of the Morannon]]
 
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* [[Kings of Gondor|King]] [[Ondoher]] falls in battle.<ref name="TA">{{App|TA}}</ref> His sons [[Artamir]] and [[Faramir (son of Ondoher)|Faramir]] are also killed.<ref name="Cirion"/><ref name=gondor>{{App|Gondor}}</ref>
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*'''[[13 July]]''': [[Minohtar]] is overwhelmed by [[Wainriders]] and slain by an arrow.<ref name="Cirion"/>
 
* [[Eärnil II|Eärnil]] defeats the enemy in South [[Ithilien]]. He then wins the [[Battle of the Camp]], and drives [[Wainriders]] into the [[Dead Marshes]].<ref name="TA"/>
 
* [[Eärnil II|Eärnil]] defeats the enemy in South [[Ithilien]]. He then wins the [[Battle of the Camp]], and drives [[Wainriders]] into the [[Dead Marshes]].<ref name="TA"/>
* [[Arvedui]] claims the crown of [[Gondor]].<ref name="TA"/>
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*[[Pelendur]] briefly rules [[Gondor]].<ref name=gondor/>
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* [[Arvedui]] claims the crown of [[Gondor]].<ref name="TA"/><ref name=gondor/>
  
 
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[[Category:Third Age years|1, Third Age 1944]]
 
[[Category:Third Age years|1, Third Age 1944]]

Latest revision as of 17:38, 15 April 2018

Timeline of Arda
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Third Age 1944 (abbreviated to T.A. 1944) is the 1944th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 1944 was also known as S.R. 344 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan", (i) The Northmen and the Wainriders"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion"