- Arwen plights her troth with Aragorn.
- The death of Thengel, sixteenth King of Rohan. His son Théoden Ednew becomes the seventeenth.
- The death of Drogo and Primula Baggins, parents of Frodo Baggins, in a boating accident on the Brandywine River
- Fredegar Bolger is born to Odovacar Bolger and Rosamunda Took.
- Samwise Gamgee is born to Hamfast and Bell.