|1||The Sun first sets sail.
Awakening of Men in Hildórien.
Fingolfin's host completes crossing of Helcaraxë.
|20||A council is held among the elven lords at the Mereth Aderthad.|
|50||Turgon and Finrod are told by Ulmo to establish a refuge. This refuge became Gondolin.|
|52||Finrod discovers the caves of Nargothrond|
|53||Turgon discovers valley of Tumladen.|
|60||Dagor Aglareb (Glorious Battle) is fought.
|c. 60 to 200||Melkor is absent from Angband, after discovering Men. Persuaded by Melkor, Men stop worshiping Eru Ilúvatar and turn to evil, but some revolt: the Atanatári. These travel to the West in search for the Valar, aided by Avari Elves and Dwarves. (According to legend, Men now lose the gift to die at will as the result of divine punishment, and are doomed to lead short life-spans at the end of which death takes them by force.) Not true, According to The Silmarillion, based on Tolken's notes, Men were intentionally created with shorter life spans because the life span of Elves were unending.|
|64||Turgon begins building Gondolin.|
|65||Finrod builds the tower of Barad Nimras ("White Horn Tower") on a cape of the Falas between Brithombar and Eglarest.|
|c. 102||Founding of Nargothrond.
Fingon's folk depart from Hithlum
|116||Completion of Gondolin. Turgon's people begin the migration from Nevrast in secret.|
|150||The Dwarves renew their trade in Beleriand.|
|155||An assault upon Hithlum from the Firth of Drengist is defeated by Fingolfin's forces.|
|260||Glaurung ravages Ard-galen, but is driven back to Angband.
The Long Peace begins.
|305||Bëor leads The First House of the Edain into Beleriand.
Men discovered by Finrod.
|FA 320||Maeglin is born in Nan Elmoth|
|341||Haldar and Haleth born.|
|345||Return of Aredhel and Maeglin to Gondolin. Later that year Eöl and Aredhel die.|
|361||Andreth, the daughter of Boromir son of Boron is born.|
|389||Birth of Hador, later Lord of Dor-lómin.|
|432||Birth of Beren Erchamion.|
|c. 455||Birth of Ereinion (later called Gil-galad), son of Orodreth.|
|455||Morgoth breaks the Siege of Angband in Dagor Bragollach and kills Fingolfin in a duel.
Fingolfin's son Fingon succeeds his father as High King of the Ñoldor.
|456||Húrin and Huor return out of Gondolin to Dor-lómin.|
|457||Capture of Finrod's fortress of Minas Tirith by the forces of Sauron. Finrod's nephew Orodreth flees for Nargothrond.
Minas Tirith is renamed Tol-in-Gaurhoth, Isle of the Werewolves.
|460||Barahir and companions are betrayed and killed.
Beren becomes the sole outlaw in Dorthonion.
|464||Birth of Túrin Turambar in Dor-lómin.
|465||Celegorm and Curufin are exiled from Nargothrond and journey to Himring.
|466||Beren and Lúthien achieve the Quest of the Silmaril.
Beren dies, and Lúthien abandons life. Lúthien pleads with Mandos and Beren and Lúthien are restored to life.
|469||Beren and Lúthien return to life in Middle-earth. Lalaith, sister of Turin dies of the plague.|
|471||Birth of Tuor, son of Huor.|
|472||Siege and capture of the Havens of the Falas: Brithombar and Eglarest.
The Nirnaeth Arnoediad is fought.
|c. 473||Birth of Nienor.
Death of Rían.
|475||Birth of Dior Eluchíl on Tol Galen.|
|490||Death of Beleg.
|499||Death of Túrin and Nienor.|
|495||The Battle of Tumhalad and Sack of Nargothrond.
|497||Dior weds Nimloth.|
|499||Slaying of Glaurung.
|500||Birth of Elwing, daughter of Dior.|
|c. 501||Death of Morwen.|
|502||Thingol is slain and Doriath sacked by Dwarves of Nogrod.
|c. 503||Final deaths of Beren and Lúthien.
Dior receives the Silmaril
Death of Húrin.
|c. 504||Birth of Eärendil, son of Idril and Tuor.|
|505||Doriath is destroyed in the Second Kinslaying.
Dior, Nimloth, and sons are killed.
|510||Gondolin is betrayed by Maeglin and sacked.
|530||Eärendil weds Elwing.|
|532||Elrond and Elros are born to Eärendil and Elwing.|
|538||Third Kinslaying: while Eärendil is away the remaining Sons of Fëanor attack the people of the Mouths of Sirion trying to claim the Silmaril.
Amrod is slain.
Maglor begins raising Elrond and Elros.
|545 to 587||The War of Wrath.
Most of Beleriand is sunk.
Galadriel refuses the summons and is still banned.