25 May is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years). There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Harry overhears Quirrell arguing with Lord Voldemort, and assumes that Snape is threatening Quirrell.
- 1993: Professor Minerva McGonagall announces to her second year Transfiguration students that exams will take place on 1 June, shocking them, as they had not imagined exams still taking place given the atmosphere of fear at the school due to the attacks on Muggle-borns.
Behind the scenes
- 1986: Alec Hopkins, who played a younger Severus Snape in the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, is born.