The following events occurred in 1959:
- Minister for Magic Wilhelmina Tuft dies in office after eating Alihotsy-flavoured fudge (which she was allergic to). She is succeeded by her son, Ignatius Tuft, who gains election based on his mother's popularity.
- Lyall Lupin and Hope Howell celebrate their wedding.
- 3 November: Sirius Black to Orion and Walburga Black.
- Gaspard Shingleton
Behind the scenes
- Emma Thompson who portrays Sybill Trelawney is born
- Mark Williams who portrays Arthur Weasley is born
Notes and references
|20th century : 1950s|
|1950 - 1951 - 1952 - 1953 - 1954 - 1955 - 1956 - 1957 - 1958 - 1959|