Bloomsbury is bringing the 20th-anniversary celebrations early to next week’s MCM Comic Con!
- 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
- “Now you mention it, d’you know . . . I think I’m feeling a bit . . . rebellious.”
- May 1, 2008 – For the first time in a decade, the weekly New York Times Best Seller List doesn’t hold a single Harry Potter book.
Did You Know
- J.K. Rowling’s Animagus form would be an otter.