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.
- James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew, Lily Evans and Severus Snape sit their O.W.L. examinations.
- Lily Evans dissolves her friendship with Severus Snape after he calls her a "Mudblood".
Notes and references
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Gilderoy Lockhart" at Pottermore
- ↑ Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic" at Pottermore
- ↑ 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"
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 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 in this year
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 17 (Educational Decree Number Twenty-Four)
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)
- ↑ Harry Potter: The Exhibition (see this image)
- ↑ Famous Wizard Card
- ↑ Wizard of the Month
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