- Fri, May 24
- Jim Broadbent's birthday
- Sophie Wehner's birthday
- Harry and Ron meet Aragog in Forbidden Forest
- Sat, May 25
- Katie Harrison's birthday
- Alec Hopkins's birthday
- Sun, May 26
- Will Dunn's birthday
- Helena Bonham Carter's birthday
- Detention in the forest; Quirrell drinks unicorn blood
- “We’d better get to bed before Snape comes along and tries to frame us for something else.”
- July 16, 2005 – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book is released internationally in English to the delight of Harry Potter fans everywhere.
Did You Know
- Stephen Colbert and Jessica Williams of “The Late Show” both received personal messages over Twitter from J.K. Rowling herself letting them know what Hogwarts House they would be Sorted in.