The following events occurred in the year 1976:
- James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew, and Severus Snape sit their O.W.L. examinations.
- Lily Evans dissolves her friendship with Severus Snape after he calls her a "Mudblood".
- Penelope Clearwater
- Orsino Thruston
- 22 August - Percy Weasley to Arthur and Molly Weasley
- Viktor Krum
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. In 1991, Percy became a prefect, and was thus starting his fifth year. He turned fifteen years old about a week before the term started. 1991 - 15 = 1976.
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. When the Drumstrang students arrive at Hogwarts for the Triwizard Tournament, Ron mentions that Krum is still only eighteen years old. 1994 - 18 = 1976.
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