From Tolkien Gateway
Events that occurred on 17 January.
- 1937 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 10.
- 1964 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Mrs. A. Mountfield.
- 1965 - Joan O. Falconer writes a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien.
- 1973 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to N.J. Kyle.
- 1982 – Mr. Bliss is published in the US.
- 1983 – Actor Ryan Gage is born.
- 1977 - Adam Fox, Inkling, dies.
- 2001 - Tolkien collector Richard E. Blackwelder dies.
- T.A. 3019:
- The Fellowship of the Ring pass the Silverlode and reach the Naith and Cerin Amroth.
- The Orcs following them are killed or flee to the Misty Mountains.
- The Fellowship comes to Caras Galadhon in the evening.