The following events occurred in the 1910s:
- Between 1914 and 1918:
- The First World War was waged
- America No-Maj Jacob Kowalski serves in the war with the Expeditionary Forces.
- British wizard Newton Scamander served on the Eastern Front in a confidential Ministry of Magic programme to wrangle Ukrainian Ironbellys. The programme was ultimately cancelled as the dragons only responded to Scamander and tried to eat everyone else.
- British wizard Theseus Scamander served in the war, nd became known late as a "war hero".
- Rolanda Hooch's broomstick is singed by an overzealous anti-aircraft device.
- Minister Archer Evermonde passes emergency legislation preventing wizards from taking part in the Muggle World War, to prevent massive infractions of the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy; large numbers of wizards are known to have ignored this, and discreetly helped where they could.
- Henry Potter, in the Wizengamot, publicly condemns Minister Evermonde for this.
- 1915 or 1916: Newton Scamander begins work at the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures of the British Ministry of Magic. After two years at the Office for House-Elf Relocation, he is transferred to the Beast Division, where his knowledge of magical creatures ensures his rapid promotion.
- c. 1918: Augustus Worme approaches Newton Scamander with the concept of researching for and writing a compendium on magical creatures.
- Cedrella Black was born some time between 1915 and 1919 to Arcturus Black II and Lysandra Yaxley.
Notes and references
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay, Scene 9
- ↑ The Beasts: Cinematic Guide (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) (see this image)
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Newt Scamander: Cinematic Guide (see this image)
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay, Scene 60
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) - GBA version
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic" at Pottermore
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "The Potter Family" at Pottermore
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - About the Author
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real) - Introduction
- ↑ Black Family Tapestry (see this image)
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