19 August is the 231th day of the year (232th in leap years). There are 134 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Harry Potter and the Weasley family use Floo Powder to get to Diagon Alley. Harry mispronounces Diagon Alley and ends up at Borgin and Burkes a shop in Knockturn Alley. Later, Harry and the Weasley family go to Flourish and Blotts to attend Gilderoy Lockhart's book signing. Harry meets Lucius Malfoy for the first time. Lucius Malfoy sub-repticiously puts Tom Riddle's Diary in Ginny Weasley's cauldron. A fight breaks loose at the bookshop; Arthur Weasley and Lucius Malfoy start duelling and Malfoy ends up slammed against a bookshelf.