25 August is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years). There are 128 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.
Behind the scenes
- 1992: Angelica Mandy, who played Fleur Delacour's little sister Gabrielle Delacour in the film version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, is born.
- 1957: Simon McBurney, who portrayed Kreacher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is born.