1 March is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years). There are 305 days remaining.
- 1980: Ronald Weasley is born to Arthur and Molly Weasley.
- 1997: The students' trip to Hogsmeade is cancelled. Ron Weasley comes of age and swallows a Love Potion by accident; after receiving the antidote, he drinks poisoned mead which nearly kills him.
Behind the scenes
- 1973: Paul Khanna, the actor who portrayed a Death Eater in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born.