1960-1981 – The Dark Wizard Voldemort makes himself known and in the 1970s begins his rise to power. At Hogwarts, a group of intrepid and plucky students, calling themselves the Marauders, are recognized for the trouble they cause but also for their brilliance and audacity. They come of age and join the resistance against Voldemort. It is the infant son of one of those Marauders who mysteriously causes the defeat and apparently destruction of Voldemort.

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
The Australian National Team, along with their star Chaser, Royston Idlewind, won this Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Read More
Leach contracts a mysterious illness and steps down. His illness has been the subject of conspiracy theories ever since. Abraxas Malfoy is widely believed to have been part of the plot to get rid of the first Muggle-born Minister. Read More
In the late sixties, civic unrest in the Wizarding community took the form of pure-blood riots in response to Squib Rights marches (Pm, JKR-W3). It is likely that Idris Oakby, the famous campaigner for squib rights, would have been involved in some way. She would have been nearly 100 years old… Read More
The pure-blood riots were in response to Squib Rights marches in the late 1960s. The crisis was handled well by newly-appointed Minister for Magic Eugenia Jenkins. Read More
As Voldemort is becoming more powerful and life becomes more uncertain in the Wizarding World, many young couples, facing the uncertainty, get married quickly. Arthur and Molly, who had been sweethearts at Hogwarts, were one of these couples. When talking about it many years later, Molly noted that theirs was not… Read More
This Quidditch World Cup tournament is better known as the World Cup of “Royston Idlewind and the Dissimulators“, following a controversial wand ban. The final match was played between Syria and Madagascar, and was won by the Syrian National Team (Pm). Read More
Amarillo Lestoat, American vampire and author of the incredibly boring novel A Vampire’s Monologue, died in 1977 (FW). Read More
Angelina Johnson is in the same Year as Fred and George Weasley, but they are a half-year younger, being born on April 1 of the following year. Read More
Harry James Potter was born to James Potter and Lily Evans Potter. His birth appeared to fulfill a prophecy given months before by Sybill Trelawney. This prophecy would be the impetus for many events, including the death of James and Lily 18 months later. Sadly, James’ parents, Fleamont and Euphemia Potter,… Read More
Voldemort attempts to kill Harry Potter after murdering his parents, but the spell rebounds onto Voldemort. Harry is left alive with a scar on his forehead that hides an accidental Horcrux made of Voldemort’s shattered soul. Voldemort, nearly dead and without physical form, retreats into the forests of Albania where… Read More