12 October is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years). There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year.
1996: Harry tests out Levicorpus for the first time and, on a trip to Hogsmeade, discovers Mundungus Fletcher selling Sirius Black's belongings. Katie Bell is Imperiused and accidentally cursed by the opal necklace. that Draco Malfoy wanted delivered to the castle in an attempt to murder Albus Dumbledore.
Behind the scenes
- 1963: Dave Legeno, the former Wrestler who plays Fenrir Greyback, is born.
- 1987: Cole Armitage, a member of the British Parkour team 3RUN who portrays a Snatcher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born.
- 1989: Eleanor Columbus, who has a small role, as an unspeaking Susan Bones in the first two films, is born.