• Character Albert Jorkins was a wizard whose daughter Griselda Harmonia Jorkins’s birth was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2). Read More
• Event She was probably born in the middle of the 20th century, since the Muggle Prime Minister described her as a “middle-aged witch” upon her death in 1996 (HBP1). Read More
• Event Andromeda is sister to Narcissa and Bellatrix. Later in life she marries a Muggle-born, Ted Tonks, and is disowned by her Pureblood family. Read More
• Event Angelina Johnson is in the same Year as Fred and George Weasley, but they are a half-year older, being born on April 1 of that year. Read More
• Source AOL.com, 19 October 2000: AOL Live presented an exclusive live chat with “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling. Read More
• Timelines and calendars January 9 = Severus Snape January 26 = Gilderoy Lockhart (Pm) February 6 = Arthur Weasley February 13 = Luna Lovegood (JKR/Tw) March 1 = Ron Weasley March 9 = Sybill Trelawney (Pm) March 10 = Remus Lupin April 1 = Fred and George Weasley… Read More
• Wizarding culture Chocolate Frog cards come in Chocolate Frogs candy (along with a chocolate frog). Hogwarts students collect and trade them. The faces on some of the cards are famous even to Muggles, although their magical abilities were not always recognized by the non-magical community. Read More
• Source Comic Relief live chat, March 2001. [transcript] This interview coincided with the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. These books were written to raise money for the charity Comic Relief. Read More
• Source We are reminded of the happenings during Harry’s first year at Hogwarts, Uncle Vernon has a very important dinner guest coming, dinner plans are made, and Harry’s birthday is forgotten again. Read More
• Source Dobby, a house-elf, arrives in Harry’s room to warn him not to return to Hogwarts, the Dursleys’ dinner party is ruined by Dobby’s antics, and Harry is locked securely in his room. Read More
• Wizarding culture A Deathday Party is held on the anniversary of a witch’s or wizard’s death. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington celebrated his 500th Deathday on Oct. 31, 1992. Harry, Ron and Hermione were the only living guest. The rest of the guest list were hundreds of Nick’s ghost friends including the other Hogwarts… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors Nearly Headless Nick’s deathday party takes place in a roomy dungeon at Hogwarts during Harry Potter’s second year (CS8). Read More
• Source Harry celebrates his seventeenth birthday and his coming of age. Rufus Scrimgeour arrives with Arthur Weasley to deliver the bequests of Albus Dumbledore to Harry, Ron, and Hermione.  Scrimgeour attempts to get information from them about why Dumbledore remembered them in his will. Scrimgeour and Harry argue and the Minister leaves in anger. Harry, Ron and… Read More
• Magical objects On Harry’s seventeenth birthday, Minister for Magic Rufus Scrimgeour showed up at the Burrow with Dumbledore’s last will and testament in which he bequeathed items to Harry, Ron and Hermione (DH7). Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops A dimly lit shop in Diagon Alley which, according to the sign, sells tawny, screech, barn, brown, and snowy owls. Hagrid bought Hedwig here for Harry’s eleventh birthday on July 31, 1991 (PS5). Harry also returned later to buy owl nuts – a favorite treat of Hedwig’s (HBP6). Read More
• Magical objects An enchanted razor can produce a very close shave, but it must be given careful instructions. Read More