Mac OS X easter egg: Lord of the Rings timeline

Do you know that the Lord of Rings timeline can be found on your Mac? Simply go to the Terminal and type the following command.

cat /usr/share/calendar/calendar.lotr

You’ll see a list of dates for events happening in LOTR.

According to some reports, this easter egg has been around since 2003, the year The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was released. Interestingly, it is only discovered recently, just in time for the release of the The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *