18 June is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years). There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year.
- Unknown year: Elsbeth McCormick dies.
- 1996: Last day of O.W.L. exams. During the History of Magic written paper, Harry Potter has a vision of Voldemort torturing Sirius Black at the Ministry of Magic. To make sure it's real, Harry, along with Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, try to contact Sirius via the fireplace in Dolores Umbridge's office. Umbridge catches them, and they trick her into going into the Forbidden Forest, where she is carried off by the centaur herd. Harry, Ron, Hermione, Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom and Ginny Weasley fly to the Ministry of Magic by Thestral.
- 1996: Dumbledore's Army arrives at the Ministry of Magic at night. The Battle of the Department of Mysteries takes place.
Behind the scenes
- 2010: The ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey opens in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Notes and references
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- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 34 (The Department of Mysteries) It happens the same day Sirius died which according to Pottermore was on June 18th
- ↑ Pottermore - Explore the Story - Sirius Black
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 36 (The Only One He Ever Feared)