Siege of Erebor begins
Event Type: Military/Strategic
Age: 3rd Age - Ring War
Date: March 19, 3019
An event in the Battle of Dale and Erebor; see that entry for an overview:
[The] Easterlings had the victory. But they could not take the Gate and many, both Dwarves and Men, took refuge in Erebor....
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
The date of this event was calculated from the start date of the Battle of Dale, plus three days for the duration of the battle.
Elena Tiriel 17Jul04, 17Mar07