Year 3018 – The Lord of the Rings
- Gandalf reaches Hobbiton
It was over nine years since Frodo had seen or heard of him [Gandalf], and he had begun to think that the wizard would never return and had given up all interest in hobbits. But that evening, as Sam was walking home and twilight was fading, there came the once familiar tap on the study window.
[The Lord of the Rings, Book 1, chapter 2: The Shadow of the Past]
Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings
- The Ring-bearers are honoured on the Field of Cormallen