Throwing a “Harry Potter” game night? This new card-stacking game might need to be added to your list.
- Mon, Aug 26
- Dolores Umbridge's birthday
- Tue, Aug 27
- 15th anniversary paperbacks with new cover art by Kazu Kibuishi
- Strike premieres on BBC One (UK)
- Thu, Aug 29
- Lenny Henry's birthday
- Fri, Aug 30
- Educational Decree No. 22 is passed
- Helene Karp's Birthday
- Peter Cartwright's birthday (RIP)
- Sat, Aug 31
- Hermione purchases Crookshanks
- Hermione and Ron become prefects
- Sun, Sep 1
- Harry's first ride on the Hogwarts Express
- Harry and Ron travel to Hogwarts via Ford Anglia
- Hermione receives Time-Turner
- “What are Fred and I, next-door neighbors?”
- December 24, 2005 – It is announced that a plaque will be placed at J.K. Rowling’s former writing spot.
Did You Know
- Originally, the Weasleys’ cousin who was a Squib was going to have a child who would be a first year during “Goblet of Fire”. The child, Mafalda, was cut and her role was given to Rita Skeeter.