The following events occurred in the year 1975:
- 1 September: Gilderoy Lockhart is Sorted into Ravenclaw.
- Minister for Magic Eugenia Jenkins is seen as inadequate to the challenge of the first rise of Lord Voldemort, and is replaced by the hard-lined Harold Minchum.
- Remus Lupin becomes a Hogwarts prefect.
- James Potter, Sirius Black and Peter Pettigrew become Animagi, thus officially naming themselves the Marauders, along with Remus Lupin.
- Sirius Black, James Potter, Remus Lupin, and Peter Pettigrew create the Marauder's Map
- Mundungus Fletcher is banned from the Hog's Head.
- Hairy Snout, Human Heart, by an anonymous author, is published by Whizz Hard Books.
- The Decree Number 189.OL5 is passed, probably by the Department of Magical Education.
Notes and References
- ↑ Pottermore - New from J.K. Rowling: "Gilderoy Lockhart"
- ↑ Pottermore - New from J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic"
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 9 - (The Woes of Mrs. Weasley) - "Lupin was the good boy, he got the [prefect's] badge"
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 18 - (Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs) - Remus Lupin reveals that they wrote the map a little after they became animagi, somewhere in this year
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
- ↑ Harry Potter: The Exhibition (see this image)
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