Newt Scamander disembarks from a steamship in New York harbor
Jack Thorne's birthday
Mon, Dec 7
Henry Shaw, Jr. is killed
“I shall expect you and the Slytherins in the Great Hall in twenty minutes, also. If you wish to leave with your students, we shall not stop you. But if any of you attempt to sabotage our resistance or take up arms against us within this castle, then, Horace, we duel to kill.”
January 29, 2006 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is announced as the eighth-highest grossing film of all time.
Did You Know
The Scholastic editor, Arthur Levine, suggested changing the title from “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” to “Harry Potter and the School of Magic” so as not to confuse American readers.