13 October is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1996: After touching the Opal Necklace, Katie Bell is moved to St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.
Behind the scenes
- Sheila Allen, who played an unidentified Ministry witch in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, died on this day in 2011.