The following events occurred in 1940:
- The Tinderblast broomstick released by Black Forest company Ellerby and Spudmore.
- Winky Crockett captained the Slytherin Quidditch team.
Behind the scenes
- 19 October: Michael Gambon who plays Professor Albus Dumbledore was born.
- 22 January: John Hurt, who played Garrick Ollivander, born.
- 11 March: Derek Deadman, who played Tom, born.
Notes and references
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