22 August is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years). There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1994: The final match of the 422nd Quidditch World Cup ends with Ireland defeating Bulgaria. A Death Eater riot breaks out, and ends when Barty Crouch Jr casts the Dark Mark using the wand of Harry Potter.
- 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