22 August is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years). There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1976: Percy Weasley is born to Arthur and Molly Weasley (née Prewett).
- 1997: Harry, Ron, and Hermione monitor the entrance to the Ministry of Magic. Hermione’s name appears in the Daily Prophet on a list of Muggle-borns who failed to present themselves for interrogation at the Ministry