Dreading those post-Christmas blues? Fear not – there is plenty more magic to go around, from a Yule Ball to a Harry Potter Banquet.
- 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
- “Aw, don’t worry, honey. Most guys think what you was thinking, first time they see me.”
- November 19, 2004 – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD launch party is held in London; DVD released in the United Kingdom the following day.
Did You Know
- In J.K. Rowling’s early notes, two school subjects were originally called Herbalism and Beasts. Divination and Alchemy were also listed as compulsory subjects.