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==Events==
 
==Events==
 
[[File:Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Published by Newt Scamander in 1927.]]
 
[[File:Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Published by Newt Scamander in 1927.]]
*[[Wikipedia:1921|1921]]: [[Roderick Plumpton]] makes the fastest ever capture of the [[Golden Snitch]] — three and a half seconds<ref name="QA7">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland'')</ref>
 
 
*[[Wikipedia:1922|1922]]: [[TongueBurners Ltd]] is established.<ref name="hpwc">[[Harry Potter Wizard's Collection]] — ''Label Collection'' book {{see image|File:ToothSplinteringStrongMints.jpg}}</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1922|1922]]: [[TongueBurners Ltd]] is established.<ref name="hpwc">[[Harry Potter Wizard's Collection]] — ''Label Collection'' book {{see image|File:ToothSplinteringStrongMints.jpg}}</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1924|1924]]: The [[British Ministry of Magic]] passes [[Decree Number 157 of 1924]], which established the [[Educational Decree]]s.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' - See [[:File:Proclamation -30 Poster.JPG|this image]]</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1924|1924]]: The [[British Ministry of Magic]] passes [[Decree Number 157 of 1924]], which established the [[Educational Decree]]s.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' - See [[:File:Proclamation -30 Poster.JPG|this image]]</ref>
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*[[Wikipedia:1925|Circa December 1925]]: [[Merope Gaunt]] and [[Tom Riddle, Sr.]] are [[Wedding of Tom Riddle Sr. and Merope Gaunt|married]].
 
*[[Wikipedia:1925|Circa December 1925]]: [[Merope Gaunt]] and [[Tom Riddle, Sr.]] are [[Wedding of Tom Riddle Sr. and Merope Gaunt|married]].
 
*c. 1925-1926: Marvolo Gaunt returns to the Gaunt shack, only to discover that his [[Merope Gaunt|daughter]] had eloped with the [[Tom Riddle, Sr.|Muggle man]]. Marvolo later dies of shock and/or hunger.
 
*c. 1925-1926: Marvolo Gaunt returns to the Gaunt shack, only to discover that his [[Merope Gaunt|daughter]] had eloped with the [[Tom Riddle, Sr.|Muggle man]]. Marvolo later dies of shock and/or hunger.
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: Brothers [[Bob Ollerton|Bob]], [[Bill Ollerton|Bill]], and [[Barnaby Ollerton]] start the [[Cleansweep Broom Company]]. They release the [[Cleansweep One]] as their first product.<ref name="QA9">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Development of the Racing Broom'')</ref>
 
 
*[[March]] [[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Merope Gaunt]] becomes pregnant with her and [[Tom Riddle Sr.]]'s [[Tom Riddle|son]].
 
*[[March]] [[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Merope Gaunt]] becomes pregnant with her and [[Tom Riddle Sr.]]'s [[Tom Riddle|son]].
 
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Tom Riddle Sr.]] abandons his pregnant wife [[Merope Gaunt]], who dies in childbirth at the end of the year.<ref name="HBP10">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 10 (''The House of Gaunt'')</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Tom Riddle Sr.]] abandons his pregnant wife [[Merope Gaunt]], who dies in childbirth at the end of the year.<ref name="HBP10">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 10 (''The House of Gaunt'')</ref>
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*[[Wikipedia:1927|1927]]: ''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'', written by [[Newton Scamander|Newt Scamander]], is first published.<ref name="FBintro">''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'' - Introduction (''About This Book'')</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1927|1927]]: ''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'', written by [[Newton Scamander|Newt Scamander]], is first published.<ref name="FBintro">''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'' - Introduction (''About This Book'')</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1928|Circa 1928]]: Morfin Gaunt returns to the [[Gaunt shack]] from at least his first imprisonment, only to find his [[Marvolo Gaunt|father]] dead and [[Merope Gaunt|sister]] abandoned.
 
*[[Wikipedia:1928|Circa 1928]]: Morfin Gaunt returns to the [[Gaunt shack]] from at least his first imprisonment, only to find his [[Marvolo Gaunt|father]] dead and [[Merope Gaunt|sister]] abandoned.
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*1929: [[Lady Margaret Nurseries]] is established.<ref>''[[Harry Potter Limited Edition]]'' - ''A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films'' (see [[:File:1943RiddleHouseCalendar.png|this image]])</ref>
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===Quidditch===
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*[[Wikipedia:1921|1921]]: [[Roderick Plumpton]] makes the fastest ever capture of the [[Golden Snitch]] — three and a half seconds<ref name="QA7">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 7 (''Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland'')</ref>
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*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: Brothers [[Bob Ollerton|Bob]], [[Bill Ollerton|Bill]], and [[Barnaby Ollerton]] start the [[Cleansweep Broom Company]]. They release the [[Cleansweep One]] as their first product.<ref name="QA9">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Development of the Racing Broom'')</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: The [[Comet Trading Company]] is created by [[Randolph Keitch]] and [[Basil Horton]]. They release the [[Comet 140]] as their first product.<ref name="QA9"/>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: The [[Comet Trading Company]] is created by [[Randolph Keitch]] and [[Basil Horton]]. They release the [[Comet 140]] as their first product.<ref name="QA9"/>
   
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*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Avery (Riddle-era)|Avery Sr.]]<ref name="HBP17"/>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Avery (Riddle-era)|Avery Sr.]]<ref name="HBP17"/>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Rosier|Rosier Sr.]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Rosier|Rosier Sr.]]{{Fact}}
*[[6 December]], [[Wikipedia:1928|1928]]: [[Rubeus Hagrid]] to a [[Giant]]ess mother, [[Fridwulfa]], and a [[Rubeus Hagrid's father|wizard father]]<ref name="Hagrid">In ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 4 (''The Keeper of the Keys''), Hagrid says he was expelled in his third year, which we learn in ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', was in 1942.</ref>
 
 
*[[31 December]], [[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Tom Riddle|Tom Marvolo Riddle]] to [[Tom Riddle Sr.]] and [[Merope Gaunt]]<ref>We know that Chamber of Secrets takes place in 1992. Fifty years earlier was 1942. In this year, Hagrid was a third year, and Riddle was two above him, meaning he was a fifth year. 15 years before 1942 was 1927. However, Riddle was born on New Year's Eve, making it 1926.</ref>
 
*[[31 December]], [[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Tom Riddle|Tom Marvolo Riddle]] to [[Tom Riddle Sr.]] and [[Merope Gaunt]]<ref>We know that Chamber of Secrets takes place in 1992. Fifty years earlier was 1942. In this year, Hagrid was a third year, and Riddle was two above him, meaning he was a fifth year. 15 years before 1942 was 1927. However, Riddle was born on New Year's Eve, making it 1926.</ref>
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*[[6 December]], [[Wikipedia:1928|1928]]: [[Rubeus Hagrid]] to a [[Giant]]ess mother, [[Fridwulfa]], and a [[Rubeus Hagrid's father|wizard father]]<ref name="Hagrid">In ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' - Chapter 4 (''The Keeper of the Keys''), Hagrid says he was expelled in his third year, which we learn in ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', was in 1942.</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1928|1928]]/[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: [[Myrtle|Moaning Myrtle]]<ref>"[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2004/3/7/shirley-henderson-coming-back-for-gof Shirley Henderson Coming Back for GoF]" from The Leaky Cauldron</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1928|1928]]/[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: [[Myrtle|Moaning Myrtle]]<ref>"[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2004/3/7/shirley-henderson-coming-back-for-gof Shirley Henderson Coming Back for GoF]" from The Leaky Cauldron</ref>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: [[Orion Black]] to [[Arcturus Black III]] and [[Melania Macmillan]]<ref name="BFT"/>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1929|1929]]: [[Orion Black]] to [[Arcturus Black III]] and [[Melania Macmillan]]<ref name="BFT"/>
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==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
 
*[[9 January]], [[Wikipedia:1923|1923]]: [[Katherine Mansfield]]
 
*[[9 January]], [[Wikipedia:1923|1923]]: [[Katherine Mansfield]]
*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Misapinoa Black|Misapinoa Blishwick née Black]]<ref name="BFT"/>
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*[[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Misapinoa Black|Misapinoa Blishwick (née Black)]]<ref name="BFT"/>
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*[[31 December]], [[Wikipedia:1926|1926]]: [[Merope Gaunt]]
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*[[21 February]], [[Wikipedia:1927|1927]]: [[Angus Buchanan]]<ref name="Pottermore">''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book4/chapter8/moment1/scottish-rugby New from J.K. Rowling: "J.K. Rowling on Scottish Rugby"]</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==

Latest revision as of 02:24, February 22, 2014

The following events occurred in the 1920s:

EventsEdit

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Published by Newt Scamander in 1927.

QuidditchEdit

BirthsEdit

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Behind the scenesEdit

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter Wizard's CollectionLabel Collection book (see this image)
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) - See this image
  3. Lord Voldemort, the son of Merope Gaunt and Tom Riddle, Sr. was born on December 31, 1926. Albus Dumbledore stated that Merope and the elder Riddle were married a year before his birth. It is likely that the Gaunt men's arrest took place months before the marriage.
  4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 10 (The House of Gaunt)
  5. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Introduction (About This Book)
  6. Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
  7. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 7 (Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 9 (The Development of the Racing Broom)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Black family tree
  10. 10.0 10.1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) (Appears on a Famous Wizard Card)
  11. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (Appears on a Famous Wizard Card)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 17 (A Sluggish Memory)
  13. We know that Chamber of Secrets takes place in 1992. Fifty years earlier was 1942. In this year, Hagrid was a third year, and Riddle was two above him, meaning he was a fifth year. 15 years before 1942 was 1927. However, Riddle was born on New Year's Eve, making it 1926.
  14. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 4 (The Keeper of the Keys), Hagrid says he was expelled in his third year, which we learn in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, was in 1942.
  15. "Shirley Henderson Coming Back for GoF" from The Leaky Cauldron
  16. Pottermore - New from J.K. Rowling: "J.K. Rowling on Scottish Rugby"
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