Tar-Ardamin, King of Númenor, dies
Meaning: The Pillar of Earth
Event Type: Genealogical
Age: 2nd Age - Rings
He ruled for 74 years until his death. With him the lifespan of the line of Elros dropped below 300 years for the first time, having been above 400 years for many generations until the shadow fell on Númenor.