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Wizarding Through the Ages finished through book seven

Year Calendar of Events


in the world of Harry Potter

January

first week - Hogwarts Express comes back to school from London

winter term starts at Hogwarts

9 - (1960) Severus Snape born

30 - (1960) Lily Evans is born

February

14 - Valentine's Day - celebrated memorably in 1993 and 1996

24 - (1995) - Second Task of the Triwizard Tournament

March

1 - (1980) - Ron Weasley born

27 - (1960) - James Potter born

April

1 - (1978) - Weasley twins born

Easter holidays - two weeks, Hogwarts Express transports kids back and forth

start of summer term at Hogwarts

? - (1998) Teddy Lupin born

May

8 - (1993) - fourth attack of the basilisk from the Chamber of Secrets (Hermione Granger and Penelope Clearwater)

26 - (1992) - Harry Potter encounters Quirrell/Voldemort in the forest

29 - (1993) - Harry Potter defeats Tom Riddle in the Chamber of Secrets

(1998) - The Battle of Hogwarts and the defeat of Voldemort by Harry Potter

June

first week - final exams; N.E.W.T.s and O.W.L.s begin

4 - (1992) - Harry Potter defeats Quirrell/Voldemort in the chamber of the Philosopher's Stone

second week - N.E.W.T.s and O.W.L.s conclude

23 - (1980) Dudley Dursley born

24 - (1995) - Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament

(1995) beginning of Voldemort's second rise to power

mid-month - (1997) - Battle of the Tower and the death of Albus Dumbledore

third or fourth week - end of summer term

Leaving Feast - awarding of points and House Cup

Hogwarts Express travels back to London

July

sometime in July - O.W.L. and N.E.W.T. results are posted to the students by the Wizarding Examinations Authority

third week - Quidditch World Cup (every four years, most recently in 1994)

27 - (1997) The Battle of the Seven Potters

30 - (1980) Neville Longbottom born (OP37, JKR)

31 - (1980) Harry Potter born

August

11 - (1981) Ginny Weasley born

22 - (1976) Percy Weasley born

last week of the month - many students can be found in Diagon Alley buying supplies for Hogwarts

September

1 - Hogwarts Express travels from King's Cross, London, to Hogsmeade Station

start of the school year at Hogwarts

evening: Welcoming Feast, the Sorting

2 - classes begin (this is often a Monday, regardless of the year)

second week - Quidditch tryouts (PS7)

19 - (1979) Hermione Granger born

October

4 - (c. 1925) Minerva McGonagall born

17 - (?) Filius Flitwick born

third week - (1977) Angelina Johnson's birthday (GF16)

30 - (c. 1950?) Molly Weasley born

31 - Halloween

November

Hogwarts Quidditch season begins (see Hogwarts Quidditch Teams page for a detailed discussion of the schedule)

8 - (1992) - second attack by the basilisk from the Chamber of Secrets (Colin Creevey)

24 - (1994) - First Task of the Triwizard Tournament

29 - (1970) - Bill Weasley born

December

first week - McGonagall takes names of students staying over Christmas holidays

6 - (1928) - Rubeus Hagrid born

12 - (1972) - Charlie Weasley born

17 - (1992) - first attempt at a Duelling Club at Hogwarts, led by Lockhart and Snape

18 - (1992) - third attack of the basilisk from the Chamber of Secrets (Finch-Fletchley and Nearly Headless Nick)

third week - end of fall term, Hogwarts Express takes kids back to London

25 - Christmas Day

25 - (1994) - Yule Ball

26 - Boxing Day

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