The following events occurred in 2010:
- Moldavia defeats China in the final of the 426th Quidditch World Cup. The match lasts three days, and is was widely held to have produced some of the finest Quidditch seen this century.
- St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries spokeswizard Rutherford Poke makes a public address regarding the recurring occurrence of "Faux Floo" injuries, stressing that the real thing was just two Sickles a scoop, and adding that "If one more wizard comes in here with a burned backside, I swear I won’t treat him."
Behind the scenes
- 3 May: Jimmy Gardner, who played Ernie Prang in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, died from pneumonia (aged 85).
- 18 June: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter; a new themed land at Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida, opens.
- 19 October: J. K. Rowling receives the H.C. Andersen Literature price in Odense, Denmark.
- November: The first part of the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released.
Notes and references
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