Third Age 2939
- Saruman discovers that Sauron's servants are searching the Anduin near Gladden Fields, and that Sauron therefore has learned of Isildur's end. He is alarmed, but says nothing to the White Council.
- Death of Thain Isumbras Took IV.
- Fortinbras Took II, son of Isumbras, becomes the twenty-ninth Thain of the Shire.