There are plenty of new “Harry Potter”-inspired events to look forward to this month, including some awesome bar crawls, Quidditch, and an art exhibition.
- Sun, Aug 25
- Simon McBurney's birthday
- Angelica Mandy's birthday
- 422nd Quidditch World Cup
- Mon, Aug 26
- Dolores Umbridge's birthday
- Tue, Aug 27
- Strike premieres on BBC One (UK)
- 15th anniversary paperbacks with new cover art by Kazu Kibuishi
- Thu, Aug 29
- Lenny Henry's birthday
- Fri, Aug 30
- Helene Karp's Birthday
- Educational Decree No. 22 is passed
- Peter Cartwright's birthday (RIP)
- Sat, Aug 31
- Hermione purchases Crookshanks
- Hermione and Ron become prefects
- “Don’t worry. You’re just as sane as I am.”
- February 26, 2007 – J.K. Rowling sues eBay after several illegal e-book copies of the Harry Potter series are placed up for auction.
Did You Know
- More than 16,000 children in the United Kingdom and United States auditioned for the role of Harry Potter.