Lumos, the charity founded by J.K. Rowling, recently released a video highlighting the life of many European children in orphanages and institutions. The feature, called “Behind the Walls,” was a chilling reminder of the way that thousands of children are forced to live. Now, Lumos has launched an Indiegogo campaign in order to raise money to help these children.
- Sat, Apr 27
- Fred and George drop out of Hogwarts
- Gretchen F. Roesch's birthday
- Sun, Apr 28
- Horace Slughorn's birthday
- Mon, Apr 29
- Lorena Wildering's birthday
- MuggleNet Academia's anniversary
- The Casual Vacancy premieres on HBO (US)
- Wed, May 1
- Bertie Gilbert's birthday
- Trio breaks into Gringotts and takes Hufflepuff's Cup
- Trio returns to Hogwarts; Battle of Hogwarts begins
- Thu, May 2
- Victoire Weasley's birthday
- Harry defeats Lord Voldemort
- Ravenclaw's Diadem, Nagini, Hufflepuff's Cup, and the Horcrux inHarry are destroyed
- “Cedric was a person who exemplified many of the qualities that distinguish Hufflepuff house. He was a good and loyal friend, a hard worker, he valued fair play. His death has affected you all, whether you knew him well or not. I think that you have the right, therefore, to know exactly how it came about. […] Cedric Diggory was murdered by Lord Voldemort.”
- July 29, 2008 – The first Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince teaser trailer makes its way online and plays in front of The Mummy in theaters.
Did You Know
- If J.K. Rowling could use Polyjuice Potion for an hour, she would turn into former Prime Minister Tony Blair.