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Third Age 3020 (abbreviated to T.A. 3020) is the 3020th year of the Sun of the Third Age of Middle-earth. Third Age 3020 was also known as S.R. 1420 in Shire-reckoning.

Notable events in this year include:

[edit] March

  • 13 - Frodo is taken ill (on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob).[1]

[edit] April

[edit] In Spring

[edit] May

[edit] Midyear's Day

[edit] Overlithe

  • This was a leap year in Shire-reckoning. The merrymaking in that year is said to have been the greatest in memory or record, owing to the wonderful summer of that year.[3]

[edit] September

  • 22 - Bilbo's hundred and thirtieth birthday.[1]

[edit] October

[edit] During the Year


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 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"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Grey Havens"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Shire Calendar"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "VII. The Heirs of Elendil", p. 207