The following events occurred in 2002:
- The 424th Quidditch World Cup takes place. Egypt narrowly defeats Bulgaria in the final; the narrow defeat comes as a crushing disappointment and results in Viktor Krum's retirement from professional Quidditch.
- The eighty-sixth Wizarding Schools Potions Championship is held.
Behind the scenes
- 25 October: Richard Harris, who portrayed Albus Dumbledore in the first two movie adaptations of the Harry Potter books, dies of Hodgkins' Disease.
- November: The film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is released.
Notes and references
|21st century : 2000s|
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