The following events occurred in the year 1990:
- 1 September: Katie Bell, Cormac McLaggen, Cho Chang, and Marietta Edgecombe begin attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Katie and Cormac and are sorted into Gryffindor, while Cho and Marietta are sorted into Ravenclaw.
- Cornelius Fudge becomes Minister for Magic.
- The Twigger 90 first produced by Flyte and Barker.
- The 421st Quidditch World Cup is held. After a five-day-long final, Canada defeats Scotland. In a post-match interview, Scottish Seeker Hector Lamont famously blames his father, "Stubby" Lamont, for not giving him longer fingers.
- Charity Burbage becomes the new Muggle Studies Professor after Quirinus Quirrell quits.
Behind the scenes
- 13 February: Tom Moorcroft, who portrayed Regulus Black, is born.
- 28 February: Georgina Leonidas, who plays Gryffindor student Katie Bell, is born.
- 15 April: Actress Emma Watson, who portrays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, is born. to Jaqueline Luesby and Chris Watson
- 6 October: Actress Scarlett Byrne, who portrays Pansy Parkinson in the film version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, is born.
Notes and references
|20th century : 1990s|
|1990 - 1991 - 1992 - 1993 - 1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999|