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Years of the Lamps

All dates in this section are approximate
Years of the Lamps
Valian Year Event
Ainulindalë: The Valar, Maiar, and Melkor enter .
1–1499 The First War and the Marring of Arda.
1500 Tulkas enters and Melkor flees.
1900 The completion of Arda. The Valar create the Two Lamps and settle at Almaren. Beginning of the Spring of Arda.
3400 Tulkas weds Nessa.
Melkor secretly returns to Arda, raises the Iron Mountains and delves Utumno, and partly blights the Spring of Arda.
3450 Melkor overthrows the Two Lamps forming Helcar and Ringil. Almaren is destroyed. End of the Spring of Arda.
3450–3500 The Valar raise the Pelóri and settle in Aman. The Two Trees are grown in Valinor.

Years of the Trees Begin

Dates given in Valian Years (9.582 Sun Years)
Valian Year Event
Pre-1000 Melkor sleeps in Utumno. Oromë hunts throughout Middle-earth.
 ???? About some time before the waking of the Elves, Aulë creates the 7 Fathers of the Dwarves and their 6 spouses. Ilúvatar adopts them and they are put to sleep.
1000 The Valar hold council, for Yavanna and Oromë report that Melkor might rise once more in power. They discuss the Children of Ilúvatar. Varda begins to fashion new stars, and organize them and those already wrought into constellations, over the next fifty years.
1050 Varda forms the Valacirca. The first 144 Elves (Minyar, Tatyar and Nelyar) awake in Cuiviénen. Melian travels to Beleriand after ascending Taniquetil to see the stars.
??? Spies of Melkor discover the Elves and afflict them. Possibly Orcs first created.
1085 Oromë discovers the Elves, and calls them Eldar. The Eldar are afraid of Oromë, and blame him for Melkor's work.
1086 Oromë returns to Valinor, and witnesses to his peers about the Children of Ilúvatar. Oromë returns to the Elves while the Valar consider his message.
1090 Valar make war on Melkor in the War for Sake of the Elves. The earth is shaken. The shores of Beleriand are formed and bays are created on the North. Over the next two years Melkor is defeated, and retreats into Utumno.
1092 The Siege of Utumno begins. North is desolated and the Sea widened.
1099 The Siege of Utumno ends, as the Valar storm the final defenses. Balrogs attack and Manwë slays them. Tulkas captures Melkor, binding him with Angainor.
1100 Morgoth judged and chained with Angainor
1101 Valar make council about the protection of Eruhíni and decide to bring them to Valinor. Oromë Invites the Elves.
1102 Elves are unwilling so Oromë invites the three Elven ambassadors, Ingwë, Finwë and Elwë to come to Valinor.
1104 Ambassadors return to Cuiviénen and invite the Elves to return with them to Valinor
1105 First Sundering of the Elves at Cuiviénen. Vanyar under Ingwë, Noldor under Finwë and Teleri under Elwë and Olwë. Avari, under Morwë and Nurwë, stay in Cuiviénen.
The Eldar depart, pass Sea of Helcar and turn west. Some are terrified by the smokes of war and go back.
1115 Second Sundering of the Elves: The host pass Greenwood the Great and come to the River Anduin. Some Lindar wish to stay there. Terrified by the Hithaeglir, a part of them go south led by Lenwë.
1125 Vanyar and Noldor enter Beleriand; the foremost of them pass Sirion and reach the shores. Oromë goes to Aman for counsel.
1128 The unwilling Teleri also come to Beleriand and dwell east of Gelion. Elwë keeps friendship with Finwë and Noldor on the west.
1130 Elwë returning from a meeting with Finwë meets Melian in Nan Elmoth and falls into a trance.
1132 Ulmo brings an island to the Bay of Balar. The Vanyar and Noldor forget their fear for the Sea and embark upon it while the Teleri look for Elwë.
When departing, the island breaks and leaves the Isle of Balar behind.

After learning of their embark, some Teleri led by Olwë, reach the shores and meet Ossë and Uinen.

1133 Vanyar and Noldor enter Valinor and build Eldamar. The Valar open the rift Calacirya in Pelóri so that the Light of Valinor reaches Eldamar. The Elves begin the building of Tirion on the hill Túna inside Calacirya.
1140 Vanyar and Noldor found Tirion and Mindon Eldaliéva. Some Vanyar yearn for the Trees and go closer to Valinor.
1142 White Tree given to Noldor by Yavanna
1147 Ingwë removes himself to Taniquetil
1149 Finwë prays to Ulmo to bring the Teleri. However Ossë is grieved and persuades some to stay with him. Círdan with some establish the havens of Brithombar and Eglarest. Ossë teaches them shipcraft
1150 Olwë and the most part of the Teleri leave Beleriand. The rest of the Teleri are still looking for Elwë and are named Eglath
1151 Tol Eressëa with the Teleri stops moving outside the Bay of Eldamar. They are afterwards named Falmari who choose to remain on Tol Eressëa
1152 Elwë awakens from the trance and becomes King of Elves in Beleriand; his hair is now silver
1161 The Falmari after the teachings of Ossë build ships. They leave Tol Eressëa and come to Valinor.
1162 Teleri found Alqualondë with the help of Finwë
1165 All the Vanyar depart from Tirion to Taniquetil and Noldor stay with the Falmari.
1169 Fëanor born son of Finwë and Míriel. The Noldor are taught by Aulë labouring and love the jewels. Rúmil of Tirion makes the Sarati and possibly writes the Ainulindalë.
1170 Death of Míriel Serindë
1172 Doom of Manwë
1185 Finwë weds Indis
1190 Fingolfin born
1200 Second Age of Chaining of Melkor: Lúthien born in Neldoreth
1230 Finarfin born
1250 Fëanor creates the Tengwar
Dwarves enter Beleriand and meet the Sindar.
1280 Finarfin weds Eärwen; Fingon[source?] born
1300 Third Age of Chaining of Melkor: Turgon born, Finrod born.
Dwarves of Belegost and Elves begin the building of Menegroth in Doriath. The Dwarves are paid with knowledge from Melian and with many pearls, including Nimphelos. Daeron creates the Certhas Daeron
1330 Orcs first seen in Beleriand; Dwarves make weapons for the Sindar.
1350 Denethor leads some of the Nandor into Beleriand and befriends Thingol. They settle in Ossiriand. Daeron betters the Cirth, which are adopted by the Dwarves and made known east of the Blue Mountains.
1362 Galadriel born, Aredhel[source?] born
1400 Morgoth released from bondage
1410 Morgoth befriends the Noldor
1449 Fëanor having invented the substance Silima begins constructing the Silmarils
1450 Fëanor completes the Silmarils; he puts the Light of the Trees in them and Varda hallows them.
For the next 20 years Melkor begins spreading strife and talking about weapons.
1469 Idril born[source?]
1490 The Valar summon Fëanor who threatens Fingolfin with his sword. They exile him to Formenos and Finwë follows.
1492 Melkor visits Fëanor but he repels him. Finwë then warns the Valar and begins to pursue Melkor. Melkor hides and meets Ungoliant in Avathar.
1495 Fëanor is commanded by Manwë to Taniquetil where he and Fingolfin reconcile. Ungoliant destroys the Two Trees, Morgoth kills Finwë in Formenos and steals the Silmarils. They flee to Beleriand where they debate. Balrogs arrive and drive Ungoliant away. Morgoth stays in Angband and raises the Thangorodrim.

Fëanor begins the rebellion and goes to Alqualondë where he fights with the Falmari and steals their swanships. The Flight of the Noldor begins.

1496 Mandos (or his messenger) appears before the Noldor and speaks the Doom of Mandos. Finarfin with some repent and return to Valinor where he is accepted. Finrod his son becomes the leader of his house and follows Fëanor
1497 First Battle of Beleriand. Death of Denethor, besiegement of the Havens of the Falas. Thingol withdraws his people and the Girdle of Melian is set around Doriath. The Laiquendi from now on remain hidden and take no other king.

The Noldor arrive at Helcaraxë, but Fëanor and his people betray Fingolfin and sail to Beleriand. Burning of the ships at Losgar, where Amras is killed. Dagor-nuin-Giliath ("Battle-under-Stars"). Fëanor is mortally wounded by Gothmog and is rescued by his sons before dying in sight of the Thangorodrim. Maedhros meets with Morgoth, but his forces are too few and he is captured.

1498 Maedhros is chained to the Thangorodrim. The Noldor do not depart as demanded by Morgoth and instead make a great camp at Mithrim.
1500 Creation of Moon and Sun. The host of the Noldor finishes crossing the Helcaraxë and enters Beleriand under Fingolfin. Battle of the Lammoth and death of Argon. The Moon rises and after seven times, the Sun follows.

The First Age

First Age
Year Event
1 Men awake in Hildórien
2 Fingolfin camps beside Lake Mithrim
5 Fingon rescues Maedhros from Thangorodrim, Fingolfin becomes High King of the Noldor
6 Thingol grants permission for the Noldor to occupy the Northlands
20 The Feast of Mereth Aderthad
51[1], 50 Ulmo grants visions of hidden places to Finrod and Turgon.
52 Nulukkizdîn‎ discovered by Finrod and begins to construct Nargothrond, Minas Tirith constructed
52[1], 53 Hidden valley of Tumladen discovered by Turgon
60[1] Dagor Aglareb ("The Glorious Battle"), Siege of Angband begins
64 Turgon removes his people from Nevrast to Tumladen, construction of Gondolin
65 Brithombar and Eglarest constructed
66 Thingol learns of the Silmarils from Galadriel
70[1], 67 Thingol learns of the Kinslaying at Alqualondë, Quenya forbidden in Beleriand
102 Nargothrond completed
104[1], 116 Gondolin completed
150 Caranthir meets with the Dwarves of the Blue Mountains
160[1], 155 Orcs from Lammoth attack Hithlum
260[1] Glaurung defeated in Ard-galen, Long Peace begins
262 Bëor born
282 Marach born
289 Baran born
292 Belen born
104[1] Aredhel leaves Gondolin.
307 Malach born
310[1] Men of the House of Bëor enter Beleriand and are discovered by Finrod. Imlach born
311 The Haladin enter Beleriand
313 Marach enters Beleriand
315 Haldad born, Boron born
316 Beldir born, Aredhel leaves Gondolin and weds Eöl
317 Baranor born
306[1], 320 Maeglin born
322 Malach settles in Hithlum
336 Malach leaves Hithlum
337 Amlach born, Malach weds Zimrahin
338 Boromir born
339 Adanel born, Belemir born
340 Bereg born, Belegor born
341 Magor born, Haleth and Haldar born
355 Death of Bëor
359 Bregor born
361 Andreth born
365 Hathol born, Beril born, Bereg returns to Eriador
366 Haldan born
374 Beren born
375 Deaths of Haldad and Haldar
376 Death of Marach
380 Death of Baran
386 Bregil born
389 Hirwen born
390 Hador born, Halmir born
397 Gilwen born
398 Death of Malach
400 Bregolas born, Aredhel and Maeglin return to Gondolin. Deaths of Aredhel and Eöl
402 Barahir born. Battle of Aglon Pass
404 Hiril born
406 Emeldir born
408 Death of Boron
409 Brandir born, Conversation of Finrod and Andreth
411 Beldis born
414 Haldir born
415 Glóredhel born
417 Galdor born, Beleth born
418 Hundar born
419 Gundor born
420 Death of Haleth. Hareth born. Hador dwells in Hithlum
422 Forest of Brethil given to the House of Haleth
423 The House of Hador is given the lands of Dor-lómin to dwell in
424 Baragund born
428 Belegund born
432 Beren Erchamion born, Death of Boromir
436 Galdor weds Hareth
441 Húrin born, Handir born
443 Morwen born, Hunleth born
444 Huor born
447 Hundad born
448 Death of Bregor
450 Rían born
451 Death of Haldan
455 Morgoth breaks the Siege of Angband, Dagor Bragollach ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Deaths of Fingolfin, Angrod, Aegnor, Hador, Gundor, and Bregolas, Fingon becomes High King of the Noldor, Gil-galad sent to the Falas
457 Sauron captures Minas Tirith, Húrin and Huor depart Gondolin. Barahir and his outlaws in Dorthonion, Orcs defeated in the Forest of Brethil
458 Húrin and Huor enter Gondolin
459 Húrin and Huor leave Gondolin
460 Deaths of Barahir, Belegund, Baragund, and all the outlaws save Beren Erchamion
462 Death of Galdor. Orcs invade Beleriand
463 Easterlings swear false loyalty to Maedhros
464 Túrin born. Beren leaves Dorthonion, meets Lúthien
465 Brandir born. Quest for the Silmaril. Death of Finrod
466 Lalaith born. Silmaril taken from Morgoth. First death of Beren Erchamion
467 First death of Lúthien. Lúthien sings Beren back from Mandos
468 Hunthor born, Thingol refuses to join the Union of Maedhros
469 Death of Lalaith. Orcs driven from Beleriand. Beren and Lúthien return to Middle-earth
470 Dior born, Hardang born
471 Death of Halmir, Huor weds Rían
472 Nirnaeth Arnoediad ("Battle of Unnumbered Tears"), Year of Lamentation. Tuor born. Deaths of Fingon, Huor, Glóredhel, Azaghâl, Haldir, Hundar and Rían. Turgon becomes High King of the Noldor
473 Nienor born, Túrin sent to Doriath. Fall of the Falas, Havens of Sirion constructed
482 Túrin and Beleg in Doriath
484 Death of Saeros, Túrin leaves Doriath
487 Túrin an outlaw on Amon Rûdh
488 Tuor enslaved
489 Túrin and Beleg on Amon Rûdh, Death of Beleg
490 Gwindor leads Túrin to Nargothrond, Túrin becomes captain of Nargothrond
491 Tuor escapes and becomes an outlaw
494 Morwen and Nienor flee to Doriath
495 Battle of the Crossings of the Taeglin, Battle of Tumhalad, Tuor comes to Nevrast. Sack of Nargothrond by Glaurung. Deaths of Finduilas, Orodreth, Gwindor, and Handir
496 Túrin comes to Brethil, Tuor comes to Gondolin, Nienor loses memory and is given the name Níniel
497 Dior weds Nimloth
498 Túrin weds Níniel
499 Deaths of Glaurung, Brandir, Hunthor, Nienor and Túrin
500 Eluréd and Elurín born. Release of Húrin. Death of Morwen
501 Húrin comes to Doriath, Deaths of Húrin and Hardang
502 Dwarves of Nogrod set the Silmaril in the Nauglamír, death of Thingol, Melian returns to Valinor.
503 Eärendil born, Elwing born. Battle of the Thousand Caves, Battle of Sarn Athrad, Lúthien wears the Silmaril. Dior and his family come to Menegroth. Final deaths of Beren and Lúthien. Dior receives the Nauglamír and Silmaril
505 Demand made for the Silmaril
506 Second Kinslaying at Menegroth. Deaths of Dior, Nimloth, Celegorm, Curufin, and Caranthir. Eluréd and Elurín are abandoned to die. Elwing comes to the Havens of Sirion with the Silmaril
509 Maeglin captured and tortured
510 Fall of Gondolin. Deaths of Turgon, Ecthelion, Glorfindel, Maeglin, and Gothmog. Ereinion Gil-galad becomes High King of the Noldor
511 Gondolin refugees arrive at the Havens of Sirion
512 Maedhros learns a Silmaril is at the Havens of Sirion, but forswears the Oath of Fëanor
525 Eärendil weds Elwing, Tuor and Idril depart for Valinor
532 Elrond and Elros born
534 Eärendil searchs for Valinor
538 Third Kinslaying at the Havens of Sirion. Death of Amrod. Elrond and Elros are taken captive by Maglor. Elwing escapes with the Silmaril into the Sea. Ulmo gives her the form of a white bird and she reunites with Eärendil aboard Vingilótë
540 Morgoth controls all of Beleriand
542 Eärendil and Elwing come to Valinor
543 Teleri build great ships for the Host of Valinor
545 Host of Valinor lands in Beleriand
587 Destruction of Beleriand, death of Ancalagon. Death of Maedhros
590 Morgoth thrust from Arda. Host of Valinor departs Middle-earth

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, "Appendix A: A Chronology of the First Age"

The Second Age

Second Age
Year Event
1 Foundation of the Grey Havens, and of Lindon.
32 The Edain, and a few Drúedain, reach Númenor; Elros Tar-Minyatur becomes the first King of Númenor.
c. 40 Dwarves of the Firebeards and Broadbeams clans migrate to Khazad-dûm from Blue Mountains.
61 Birth of Vardamir Nólimon, second King of Númenor.
c. 82 The emigration of the Edain to Númenor ends.
192 Birth of Amandil, third King of Númenor.
203 Birth of Vardilmë.
213 Birth of Aulendil.
222 Birth of Nolondil.
350 Birth of Elendil, fourth King of Númenor.
361 Birth of Eärendur (son of Amandil).
371 Birth of Yávien.
377 Birth of Mairen.
382 Birth of Oromendil.
395 Birth of Axantur.
442 Death of King Elros Tar-Minyatur. Vardamir Nólimon inherits the Sceptre to become the second King of Númenor but immediately abdicates. Tar-Amandil becomes the second King of Númenor.
443 The notional end of Vardamir Nólimon's reign.
471 Death of Vardamir Nólimon, second King of Númenor.
c. 500 Sauron returns to Middle-earth in the East.
512 Birth of Caliondo.
521 Birth of Silmariën.
532 Birth of Isilmë.
543 Birth of Meneldur, fifth King of Númenor.
551 Birth of Lindissë.
562 Birth of Ardamir (son of Axantur).
575 Birth of Cemendur (son of Axantur).
590 Tar-Amandil surrenders the Sceptre; Tar-Elendil becomes the fourth King of Númenor.
600 Captain of the King's Ships, Vëantur, makes the first Númenórean voyage back to Middle-earth. The Númenóreans meet Men of Eriador at Tower Hills.
601 Vëantur returns from his voyage to Mithlond.
603 Death of Tar-Amandil, third King of Númenor.
630 Birth of Valandil, first Lord of Andúnië.
670 Birth of Malantur.
700 Birth of Aldarion, sixth King of Númenor.
Birth of Írildë.
711 Birth of Hallatan.
712 Birth of Ailinel
725 Aldarion makes his first journey to Mithlond in the ship Númerrámar captained by Vëantur.
727 Aldarion and Vëantur return to Númenor.
729 Birth of Almiel.
730 Aldarion makes his second journey to Mithlond.
733 Aldarion returns to Númenor.
735 Aldarion makes his third journey to Middle-earth, visiting the coasts as far south as the Bay of Belfalas.
739 Aldarion returns to Númenor, bearing gifts from Gil-galad to his father Meneldur.
740 Tar-Elendil surrenders the Sceptre; Tar-Meneldur becomes the fifth King of Númenor.
750 Eregion is founded and construction on Ost-in-Edhil begins.
Aldarion founds the Guild of Venturers.
751 Death of Tar-Elendil, fourth King of Númenor.
771 Birth of Erendis.
799 Birth of Soronto.
800 Aldarion proclaimed the King's Heir.
806 Aldarion's seven-year voyage.
813 Aldarion returns to Númenor.
816 Palarran completed, Aldarion's four year voyage
820 Aldarion returns to Númenor, Tar-Meneldur rescinds Aldarion's authority
824 Aldarion's five year voyage
829 Aldarion returns and immediately sets out upon his fourteen year voyage
840 Nessanië born
843 Aldarion returns to Númenor, Tar-Meneldur restores authority
844 Aldarion finds Erendis and asks for betrothal, but is denied
850 Aldarion and Erendis sail to Andúnië, Calmindon constructed
852 Hallacar born
858 Aldarion is betrothed to Erendis
861 Aldarion and Erendis forswear wedding until his return
863 Aldarion's six year voyage
869 Aldarion returns to Númenor, First shadow appears on sailing to Middle-earth, wedding of Aldarion and Erendis[source?]
871 A second Sapling of the White Tree planted in Armenelos in Aldarion's house
873 Ancalimë born
875 Construction begins on Hirilondë
877 Hirilondë completed, Aldarion's second five year voyage
880 Ancalimë learns her father is Lord Aldarion
882 Aldarion returns. Seperation of Aldarion and Erendis
883 Tar-Aldarion takes Sceptre
884 Tar-Aldarion returns to Mithlond
892 Ancalimë proclaimed King's Heir and changes law of marriage
900 Death of Caliondo
942 Death of Meneldur
985 Drowning of Erendis
1,000 Sauron begins construction on Barad-dûr, Ancalimë weds Hallacar
1,003 Anárion born
1,075 Queen Tar-Ancalimë takes Sceptre
1,098 Death of Tar-Aldarion
1,174 Súrion born
1,200 Ereinion Gil-galad turns away Annatar, Númenóreans begin to construct permanent havens
1,211 Hallacar dies
1,280 Tar-Anárion takes Sceptre
1,285 Death of Ancalimë
1,320 Telperiën born
1,350 Sauron incites Celebrimbor to revolt against Galadriel and Celeborn
1,394 Tar-Súrion takes Sceptre
1,400 Galadriel and Celeborn come to Laurelindórenan
1,404 Death of Tar-Anárion
1,474 Minastir born
1,500 The Rings of Power are constructed, Sauron departs Eregion
1,556 Queen Tar-Telperiën takes Sceptre
1,574 Death of Tar-Súrion
1,590 The Three Rings are constructed
1,600 The One Ring is forged, Barad-dûr completed, Sauron openly proclaims himself, Glorfindel, Rómestámo and Morinehtar come to Middle-earth
1,634 Ciryatan born
1,693 The Three Rings are hidden, War of the Elves and Sauron begins
1,695 Sauron invades Eriador
1,697 Sack of Eregion, Death of Celebrimbor, Rivendell founded, Dwarves assail Sauron from behind, Khazad-dûm closed
1,699 Sauron overruns Eriador
1,700 Defeat of Sauron by the Númenóreans under King's Heir Minastir
1,701 Sauron driven from Eriador, First White Council held, Galadriel and Celeborn depart for Belfalas
1,731 Death of Tar-Telperiën, Tar-Minastir takes Sceptre
1,800 Atanamir born, Lond Daer Enedh constructed
1,869 Tar-Ciryatan takes Sceptre
1,873 Death of Tar-Minastir
1,900 First shadow falls on Númenor from greed of Tar-Ciryatan
1,986 Tar-Ancalimon born
2,029 Tar-Atanamir takes Sceptre
2,032 Ban of the Valar is questioned, Eagles abandon Meneltarma
2,035 Death of Tar-Ciryatan
2,136 Telemmaitë born
2,221 Death of Tar-Atanamir, Tar-Ancalimon takes Sceptre
2,251 Elven tongue is forsworn in Númenor by King's Men, Nazgûl appear
2,277 Vanimeldë born
2,280 Haven of Umbar founded
2,286 Herucalmo born
2,350 Pelargir is built. It becomes the chief haven of the Faithful Númenóreans
2,386 Death of Tar-Ancalimon, Tar-Telemmaitë takes Sceptre
2,406 Alcarin born
2,516 Tar-Calmacil born
2,526 Death of Tar-Telemmaitë, Queen Tar-Vanimeldë takes Sceptre
2,618 Ardamin born
2,630 Gimilzagar born
2,637 Death of Tar-Vanimeldë, Herucalmo as Tar-Anducal seizes Sceptre
2,657 Death of Tar-Anducal, Tar-Alcarin takes Sceptre
2,709 Adûnakhôr born
2,737 Death of Tar-Alcarin, Ar-Belzagar takes Sceptre
2,798 Zimrathôn born, Sauron withdraws from the shores
2,825 Death of Ar-Belzagar, Ardamin as Ar-Abattârik takes Sceptre
2,876 Sakalthôr born
2,899 Death of Ar-Abattârik, Ar-Adûnakhôr takes Sceptre
2,960 Gimilzôr born, Elven tongue abandoned in Númenor
2,962 Death of Ar-Adûnakhôr, Ar-Zimrathôn takes Sceptre
3,033 Death of Ar-Zimrathôn, Ar-Sakalthôr takes Sceptre
3,035 Inziladûn born
3,044 Gimilkhâd born
3,102 Death of Ar-Sakalthôr, Ar-Gimilzôr takes Sceptre
3,117 Míriel born, Elves no longer permitted entrance to Númenor, Elven tongue forbidden in Númenor
3,118 Pharazôn born
3,119 Elendil born
3,175 Repentance of Tar-Palantir (according to the Tale of Years)
3,177 Death of Ar-Gimilzôr, Tar-Palantir takes Sceptre, Civil War in Númenor, Prophecy of the White Tree given
3,209 Isildur born
3,219 Anárion born
3,243 Death of Gimilkhâd
3,255 Death of Tar-Palantir, Ar-Pharazôn seizes Sceptre
3,261 Ar-Pharazôn lands at the Haven of Umbar
3,262 Sauron taken to Númenor as prisoner
3,299 Elendur born
3,310 The Great Armament begins construction, Amandil sails to Aman
3,316 Amandil sails to Aman
3,319 Meneldil born.
3,319 Downfall of Númenor, Deaths of Ar-Pharazôn and Míriel
3,320 Arnor and Gondor founded
3,339 Aratan born
3,379 Ciryon born
3,399 Cemendur born
3,429 Sauron takes Minas Ithil
3,430 Last Alliance formed, Valandil born
3,431 Last Alliance marches to Imladris
3,434 Battle of Dagorlad, Siege of Barad-dûr, deaths of Amdír and Oropher
3.440 Death of Anárion
3,441 Deaths of Ereinion Gil-galad and Elendil, defeat of Sauron