15 May is the 135th day day of the year (136th in leap years). There are 230 days remaining.
- 1931 or 1941: Pomona Sprout is born.
- 1995: Dudley Dursley wins the Junior Heavyweight Inter-School Boxing Championship of the Southeast.
- 2014: The third match of the 427th Quidditch World Cup takes place, between Brazil and Haiti. The Haitian side is disqualified after Beater Jean-Baptiste Bloncourt catches the Snitch, capping off a disastrous performance that included two Bludger mis-hits that broke the nose of teammate Lenelle Paraison and knocked out cold fellow Seeker Sylvian Jolicoeur.
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Notes and references
- ↑ Mugglenet — Birthday archive: Pomona Sprout (information retrieved from J.K. Rowling's Official Site)
- ↑ Pottermore biography of Minerva McGonagall (transcription available here)
- ↑ Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
- ↑ Pottermore - New from J.K. Rowling - Daily Prophet: 15 May 2014