From Tolkien Gateway
Events that occurred on 16 September.
- 1914 - Author and librarian William Ready is born.
- 1935 - Director Jules Bass is born.
- 1965 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien.
- 1981 – Arthedain, the Norwegian Tolkien Society, is founded in Oslo.
- 1994 - Oxonmoot 1994 at University College.
- 1995 - Oxonmoot 1995 at University College.
- 2005 - Oxonmoot 2005 at St Peter's College.
- 2006 - Oxonmoot 2006 at Somerville College.
- 2007 - Oxonmoot 2007 at Lady Margaret Hall.
- 2022 - The episode The Great Wave of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is released online.