The following events occurred in 1954:
- Seventh-year Minerva McGonagall had a nasty fall during the Gryffindor versus Slytherin match. The match had decided the Quidditch Cup winner. The match left her with a concussion, several broken ribs, and a lifelong desire to see Slytherin crushed on the Quidditch pitch.
- Minerva McGonagall graduated from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with top grades in her N.E.W.T.s. During the summer months she became briefly engaged to Muggle Dougal McGregor, but later turned him down and departed for London to start working for the Ministry of Magic under Elphinstone Urquart.
- June: The Muggle magazine My Teeth was established.
- Jo King captained the Slytherin Quidditch team.
Behind the scenes
- Mary GrandPré, the illustrator of the US Harry Potter editions, is born in South Dakota, United States of America
Notes and references
- ↑ Pottermore
- ↑ 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
- ↑ Harry Potter: The Exhibition, (see this image)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- ↑ Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter FilmsJo King
- ↑ Mary GrandPré on Wikipedia
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