The following events occurred in the year 1972:
- The Chudley Cannons change their motto to "Let's all just keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best," replacing the more audacious "We shall conquer!"
- Muggles Who Notice by Blenheim Stalk is published.
- James Potter, Sirius Black and Peter Pettigrew discover that Remus Lupin was a werewolf, yet refuse to ostracise him.
Individuals that started Hogwarts
- 12 December: Charlie Weasley to Arthur and Molly Weasley.
- Donaghan Tremlett to Mr. and Mrs. Tremlett.
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