1994 (Y14) AD = 113 MM = 69 TR = 68 RH = 66 M = 36 BW = 24 CW = 22 PW = 18 FGW = 16 HG = 15 H&R = 14 GW = 13
[Sirius Black] sneaks into [Gryffindor Tower] in search of [Pettigrew]
[Buckbeak]'s hearingThe [Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures] considers the fate of the [Hippogriff] and sentences him to death.
[Peter Pettigrew], disguised as Scabbers the rat, is cornered and revealed ([PA19])In the [Shrieking Shack], [Sirius Black] and [Remus Lupin] explain the story of [Pettigrew] - and the story of the [Marauders] ([PA17], [PA18])
Outside the shack, though, it's a full moon - and [Lupin] transforms into a [werewolf]. In the confusion, [Pettigrew] escapes ([PA20]) and spends the next months searching for [Voldemort] in [Albania] ([GF1]).
[Sirius Black] escapes from [Hogwarts] on the back of the [Hippogriff] [Buckbeak]Buckbeak is scheduled to be executed at sundown; [Sirius Black] is captured and held to receive the [Dementor's Kiss].
With [Dumbledore]'s guidance, [Harry] and [Hermione] use a [time-turner] to travel back three hours and free [Buckbeak]. Harry then casts a [Patronus Charm] to save himself and [Sirius] from the [Dementors], and he and [Hermione] ride Buckbeak to [Sirius]'s rescue.
[Remus Lupin] resigns from [Hogwarts] after it becomes known he is a [werewolf][Snape] "accidentally" lets it slip, the morning after [Sirius Black] escapes.
[Gryffindor] wins both the [Quidditch Cup] and [House Cup] (PA22)
[Bertha Jorkins], on holiday in [Albania], is tortured and then murdered by [Pettigrew] and [Voldemort] (GF1)
[International Confederation of Wizards] conference (GF18)
[Harry]'s 14th birthdayHe receives loads of food - and four birthday cakes - to help combat [Dudley]'s diet.
[Voldemort] and [Wormtail] take up residence in the old [Riddle house] in [Little Hangleton][Frank Bryce] is killed, shortly before his 77th birthday.
[Harry Potter] wakes up with his scar hurting after seeing [Frank Bryce]'s death in a dream (GF1)
Final of the 422nd [Quidditch World Cup] - [Ireland] beats [Bulgaria], 170 to 160[Harry], [Hermione], and the [Weasleys] are in attendance.
That night, [Death Eaters] raid the campsite and are driven away when [Barty Crouch Jr.] casts the [Dark Mark].
[Bartemius Crouch] sacks his [house-elf], [Winky]He does so after she is found holding the [wand] which had cast a [Dark Mark].
[Harry] and his friends travel to [Hogwarts] aboard the [Hogwarts Express], and begin their fourth yearWe know that they travel to Hogwarts on a Monday because the evening before is identified as a Sunday:
"'It's been an absolute uproar,' [Percy] told them importantly the Sunday evening before they were due to return to Hogwarts." (GF11)
It's clear from the story that the rest of the events described of that night are taking place the evening before they leave.
Classes begin[Draco Malfoy] tries to hex [Harry], but is turned into a [ferret] by [Moody]. [Moody] gets into a bit of trouble with [McGonagall] as a result.
We know that this is also a Monday from this reference at breakfast that day:
"'Today's not bad.. . outside all morning,' said [Ron], who was running his finger down the Monday column of his schedule."
UPDATE: This error in the text was fixed in later editions (c. 2004).
In [Defence Against the Dark Arts], [Moody] shows the [Unforgivable Curses][Neville Longbottom] is particularly upset after watching [Moody] [Crucio] a [spider].
Delegations from [Durmstrang] and [Beauxbatons] arrive at [Hogwarts] for the [Triwizard Tournament] (GF15)
The [Goblet of Fire] selects the champions for the [Triwizard Tournament]The champions are [Viktor Krum], [Fleur Delacour], [Cedric Diggory], and - to everyone's surprise - [Harry Potter].
[Hogsmeade] weekend for [Hogwarts] studentsLate that night (actually very early the next morning), [Hagrid] shows [Harry] the [dragons] for the first task, and [Sirius] uses the [Floo Network] to tell Harry about [Karkaroff].
The [First Task] of the [Triwizard Tournament]The champions take it in turn to try to steal a golden egg from the clutches of a [dragon]. [Harry] manages to defeat a nasty [Hungarian Horntail dragon] to claim his golden egg.
[Jo Rowling] and her daughter move to Edinburgh, [Scotland] (JKR)
The [Yule Ball], 8 PM until midnight[Harry] and [Ron] don't have much fun - Harry spends the night jealous of [Cedric], who brought [Cho Chang], and Ron spends it jealous of [Viktor Krum], who asked [Hermione]. Meanwhile, [Neville] attends with [Ginny].
1995 (Y15) AD = 114 MM = 70 TR = 69 RH = 67 M = 37 BW = 25 CW = 23 PW = 19 FGW = 17 HG = 16 H&R = 15 GW = 14
[Rita Skeeter]'s article about [Hagrid] appears in the [Daily Prophet][Hagrid], revealed to be half-[giant], is distraught for days.
The [Second Task] of the [Triwizard Tournament][Harry] swims to rescue [Ron] from the depths of the lake, where he is being held by [merpeople]. [Hermione] is rescued by [Viktor Krum].
The [Third Task] of the [Triwizard Tournament][Harry] races through a maze, and finishes in a first-place tie with [Cedric Diggory]. When they touch the cup, they are transported to [Little Hangleton].
[Voldemort] kidnaps [Harry Potter] and [Cedric Diggory][Cedric] is killed by [Wormtail] using [Voldemort]'s wand. [Voldemort] is restored to his body in an ancient ceremony ([GF32]). The [Death Eaters] are called back to him and they gather ([GF33]). [Voldemort] and [Harry] then duel, and [Harry] manages to escape with [Cedric]'s body ([GF34]).
Back at [Hogwarts], it is revealed that [Barty Crouch Jr.], impersonating [Moody] all year, led [Harry] to [Voldemort] ([GF35]).
[Cornelius Fudge] and [Albus Dumbledore] choose different paths[Fudge] hides his head in the sand, while [Dumbledore] begins to call together those he can trust to fight [Voldemort].
No [Quidditch Cup] is awarded this year; there is no mention of who wins the [House Cup] (GF37)
The [Cleansweep Eleven] is released[Ron Weasley] learns that this [broomstick] has come on the market. He later asks for and receives one as a gift for being made [Prefect].
[Harry Potter]'s 15th birthdayHe receives [Honeydukes] chocolate from [Ron] and [Hermione], but throws it away unopened out of frustration with the situation
At some point during the day, [Dudley Dursley] beats up 10-year-old neighbour [Mark Evans] for "cheek" (OP1)
[Dementors] attack [Dudley] and [Harry]; [Harry] drives them off with a [Patronus Charm] ([OP1])The [Dementors], we find out later, had been sent by [Dolores Umbridge] ([OP32]).
The [Ministry of Magic] - and the [Order of the Phoenix] - react to [Harry]'s [Patronus Charm][Mrs. Figg] reveals her identity to [Harry]; [Mundungus Fletcher] arrives and is sent to report to [Dumbledore]. The [Improper Use of Magic Office] atttempts to expel [Harry] from [Hogwarts], but [Dumbledore] arrives at the [Ministry] and forces them to comply with the letter of the law.
[Harry] leaves [Privet Drive] and flies to [number twelve, Grimmauld Place]The [Dursleys] depart for what they believe to be the prize-giving of the All-[England] Best-Kept Suburban Lawn Competition.
The Advance Guard - "[Mad-Eye]" [Moody], [Remus Lupin], [Nymphadora Tonks], [Kingsley Shacklebolt], [Elphias Doge], [Dedalus Diggle], [Emmeline Vance], [Sturgis Podmore], and [Hestia Jones] - arrive at [number four, Privet Drive] to escort [Harry] to [number twelve, Grimmauld Place] ([OP3]). Once there, [Harry] learns about the [Order of the Phoenix], and [Voldemort]'s current actions.
Later that night, [Harry] dreams about studying weapons in [Care of Magical Creatures] ([OP6]).
[Mundungus Fletcher] attempts to stash some dodgy [cauldrons] at [number twelve, Grimmauld Place] (OP6)
[Harry]'s disciplinary hearing in old [Courtroom Ten]He sees the [Department of Mysteries] corridor in the waking world for the first time ([OP7]).
- 0530 [Harry] wakes up ([OP7]).
- 0600 [Dumbledore] 'by a lucky mistake' arrives at the [Ministry], three hours before the scheduled time of 0900 ([OP8]).
- 0800 [Harry]'s disciplinary hearing begins in old [Courtroom Ten], the time and venue having been changed without his receiving notification ([OP8]).
- [Harry] empties his moneybag into the [Fountain of Magical Brethren] after his acquittal ([OP9]).
The [Ministry of Magic] passes [Educational Decree] 22This decree allows the [Ministry] to appoint a [Defence Against the Dark Arts] professor - [Dolores Umbridge] - since [Dumbledore] has not yet found one.
[Ron] and [Hermione] receive notification about their appointment as new [Prefects][Molly Weasley] buys [Ron]'s [Cleansweep Eleven]. That night, [Harry] first sees [Moody]'s old photograph of the 1970s [Order of the Phoenix] and [Harry], [Lupin], and [Moody] learn about [Molly]'s [Boggart].
A busy day as students make their way to [Harry]'s fifth year at [Hogwarts]
- 0100 [Sturgis Podmore] arrested at the [Ministry] by [Eric Munch] ([OP14]).
- 1100 [Hogwarts Express] departs [King's Cross Station]. [Ginny] introduces [Harry] and [Neville] to [Luna Lovegood] ([OP10]).
- After the train arrives at [Hogwarts], [Harry] sees [Thestrals] for the first time (OP10).
- At the feast, the [Sorting Hat] sings a song of warning, and [Dolores Umbridge] is introduced ([OP11]).
- [Seamus Finnigan] admits he believes [Harry] is lying ([OP11]).
Classes begin[Ron] confronts [Cho Chang] about the [Tutshill Tornados], after which [Hermione] tells him off ([OP12]). From this point on, [Hermione] tends to drag [Ron] out of the way when [Cho] wants to talk with [Harry].
[Harry] is given a week's worth of [detentions] by [Umbridge] and a biscuit by [McGonagall] ([OP12]).
[Hermione] stops most of [Fred and George]'s testing by putting them on notice that she'll report them to their mother otherwise. She also starts planting clothes in [Gryffindor Tower] for [house-elves] ([OP13]).
Second day of class[Harry] gets public support from [Luna Lovegood] and [Ernie Macmillan], while [Angelina] appears to be channeling [Oliver Wood]'s spirit. At 5 p.m., [Harry]'s first [detention] with [Umbridge] begins.
At 5 p.m., [Harry]'s second [detention] with [Umbridge] begins (OP13)
At 5 p.m., [Harry]'s third [detention] with [Umbridge] begins, ending about 2 hours later[Harry] then encounters [Ron], who learns the full truth about the [detentions] as [Harry] learns about [Ron]'s private [Keeper] practices.
At 5 p.m., both the [Gryffindor] [Keeper] tryouts and [Harry]'s fourth [detention] with [Umbridge] begin[Harry]'s [detention] lasts until after nightfall. [Ron Weasley] is selected as [Gryffindor]'s [Keeper].
On the first [Hogsmeade] weekend, [Harry] and [Hermione] found the [D.A.][Hermione] invites interested students to the [Hog's Head], and twenty-eight people show up.
The first meeting of [Dumbledore's Army]Thanks to a tip from [Dobby], they find a place to meet - the [Room of Requirement] - and spend the first lesson working on [Expelliarmus].
The first [Quidditch] match of the season: [Gryffindor] vs. [Slytherin]The [Slytherins] invent a song, "Weasley is Our King," to unnerve [Ron], who promptly falls apart during the match. [Gryffindor] still wins when [Harry] beats [Malfoy] to the [Snitch].
After the match Harry goes after Malfoy for taunting him and he, along with [Fred and George Weasley], are banned from playing again by [Umbridge].
[Mr. Weasley] is attacked by a [snake] while guarding the [Department of Mysteries]Harry sees the attack in a dream and he, along with [Ron], [Fred], [George], and [Ginny], is transported back to [Grimmauld Place]. After a long, anxious night, they walk to [St. Mungo's] to visit [Arthur] the next morning.
Christmas Day - the [Order] visits [Mr. Weasley] in [St. Mungo's]There, [Harry], [Ron], and [Hermione] also run into [Lockhart], along with [Neville], who is visiting his parents.