Sirius is the first child of Orion and Walburga Black of number 12, Grimmauld Place in London. He is named after previous Sirius Blacks: the brother (1845-1853), and son (1877-1952) of his great-great grandfather, Phineas Nigellus.  The Black family is a pure-blood family with extreme elitist attitudes. Nearly the entire family was… Read More
In the 1960s, Magnus Macdonald attempted to re-introduce the Scottish game of Creaothceann, which was popular in the Middle Ages. This sport involved trying to catch hundreds of falling rocks and Bludgers in cauldrons attached to the player’s heads – and resulted in many deaths. It… Read More
Severus Snape, son of Muggle Tobias Snape and witch Eileen Snape nee Prince, is born (Pm). The family lives in a lower-class area of Cokeworth (HBP2). Read More
Harry Potter’s mother Lily Evans was born to Muggle parents in the town of Cokeworth (PS1, DH33, Pm). Read More
James is the only son of Euphemia and Fleamont Potter of Godric’s Hollow (Pm). He will grow up to be the father of Harry Potter. Read More
She later marries celebrity gardener Tilden Toots and writes the best-selling book My Life as a Muggle after giving up magic for a year (JKR). Read More
Repealed in 1965 by MACUSA. Before that, Wizards could not mingle with No-Maj, whether as friends or married couples. Magical children could not have a wand before attending Ilvermorny School, and they were not allowed to take their wands home during breaks (Pm). Read More
Greyback attacks Remus in revenge for Lyall‘s unguarded comments that werewolves are “soulless, evil, deserving nothing but death.” Shortly before Remus’s fifth birthday, the tenth of March, Greyback breaks into Remus’s bedroom and bites him. Lyall arrives in time to drive Greyback away, but the damage was done. Read More