Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley) hosted the inaugural gala concert for new charity SWAP’ra (Supporting Women and Parents in Opera).
- Mon, Oct 14
- Dumbledore shows Harry his memory of Tom Riddle at the orphanage
- Liz Hartswick's Birthday
- Wed, Oct 16
- Lavender's rabbit Binky dies
- Thu, Oct 17
- Filius Flitwick's birthday
- Guy Henry's birthday
- Fri, Oct 18
- Toby Regbo's birthday
- Sat, Oct 19
- Sir Michael Gambon's birthday
- Sun, Oct 20
- Veronica Clifford's birthday
- Dan Fogler's birthday
- Harry Potter: A History of Magic
- Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic
- Career of Evil book
- George Harris's birthday
- “Pity you can’t attach an extra arm to yours [broom], Malfoy. Then it could catch the Snitch for you.”
- August 16, 2004 – Door on JKRowling.com opens to reveal a passage from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince describing a character we would come to learn was the new Minister for Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour.
Did You Know
- Harry Potter’s birthday is July 31, 1980. J.K. Rowling’s birthday is also July 31 but in 1966.