11 February is the 42nd day of the year. There are 323 days remaining (324 in leap years).
- 1883: A riot takes place at the Ministry of Magic, in Whitehall, over the ministerial decision to replace the "scoring baskets" used for centuries for goalscoring in Quidditch with fixed, standardised hoops on poles. The assembled demonstrators throw a "hail of baskets" at the representative from the Department of Magical Games and Sports.
- 1994: The hearing for Buckbeak the Hippogriff takes place at the British Ministry of Magic with Lucius Malfoy and Rubeus Hagrid