A new portrait of Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) features other influential British women, including J.K. Rowling! Learn more about it here!
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “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.”
- August 8, 2005 – MuggleNet’s MuggleCast, the first major Harry Potter podcast, is released and quickly rises to #1 on the iTunes Top Podcasts list.
Did You Know
- In early notes, two school subjects were originally called Herbalism and Beasts. Divination and Alchemy were also listed as compulsory subjects.