From Tolkien Gateway
Events that occurred on 28 October.
- 1916 – After being diagnosed with trench fever the previous day, J.R.R. Tolkien is hospitalized.
- 1944 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 88.
- 1958 - C. S. Lewis writes a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien.
- 1966 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 290.
- 1968 - Actor Stephen Hunter is born.
- 1971 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Joy Hill.
- 1988 - The Annotated Hobbit is first published in United States.
- 2006 - Author J.E.A. Tyler dies.
- F.A. 495:
- T.A. 3018:
- Frodo and Samwise rest in Rivendell and prepare for their quest to destroy the One Ring.
- T.A. 3019:
- Nightfall: Gandalf and the four Hobbits reach Bree and find out much has changed since they last were there.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Chief Days from the Fall of Barad-dûr to the End of the Third Age"