*[]: The [[Battle of Hogwarts]] begins at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
*[]: In the morning, [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]],[[Hermione Granger]] and [[Griphook]] [[Break-in of Gringotts Wizarding Bank (1998)|break into]] the [[Lestrange Vault]] at [[Gringotts Wizarding Bank]]: they retrieve [[Helga Hufflepuff's Cup]], lose [[Godric Gryffindor's Sword]] after Griphook's defection, and narrowly escape on the bank's [[Ukrainian Ironbelly at Gringotts|Security Dragon]]. In the evening, the trio manages to sneak into [[Hogwarts Castle]] in search of one of [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]'s last [[Horcrux]]es, but Harry is detected by [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] [[Alecto Carrow]]. [[Severus Snape]] is [[Ousting of Severus Snape|ousted]] from the post of [[Headmaster]] by [[Minerva McGonagall]]. As [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and his forces siege the Castle, the Hogwartians prepare for the [[Battle of Hogwarts|ensuing confrontation]] that would begin at midnight of [[2 May|the next day]].