On December 13, 2007, J.K. Rowling unleashed “The Tales of Beedle the Bard” onto the real world, publishing the very stories that she had tantalizingly mentioned in “Deathly Hallows”. To celebrate the “Tales”‘s eighth anniversary, I, a lover of fairy and folk tales, have reread the thin anthology of stories and accordingly, documented my reaction for your reading pleasure.
- Fri, Dec 4
- Gemma Jones's birthday
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard book
- Sat, Dec 5
- Benedict Clarke's birthday
- Sun, Dec 6
- Newt Scamander disembarks from a steamship in New York harbor
- Edward Tudor-Pole's birthday
- Rubeus Hagrid's birthday
- Jack Thorne's birthday
- Mon, Dec 7
- Henry Shaw, Jr. is killed
- Wed, Dec 9
- Imogen Heap's birthday
- Thu, Dec 10
- Ronan Raftery's birthday
- Hermione steals Polyjuice Potion ingredients
- Sir Kenneth Branagh's birthday
- “Aw, don’t worry, honey. Most guys think what you was thinking, first time they see me.”
- December 29, 2005 – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is included on USA Today’s list of top books of 2005.
Did You Know
- Nearly Headless Nick died on October 31, 1492, after being hit in the neck 45 times with a blunt ax.