Fri, Jan 15
Educational Decree No. 26 is passed
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
- “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.”
- October 1999 – MuggleNet opens its doors as one of the first fansites dedicated to Harry Potter. To this day, the website, founded by then 12-year-old Emerson Spartz, is still the most visited Harry Potter fansite online.
Did You Know
- The Golden Snitch was invented to replace the Golden Snidget, a golden bird with fully rotational wings that became endangered after they were used as targets in numerous Quidditch matches.