27 October is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years). There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1994: A notice is posted on Hogwarts Castle about Beauxbatons and Durmstrang students arriving for the Triwizard Tournament the next Hallowe'en. Hogwarts Castle is being spiffed up.
Behind the scenes
- 1939: John Cleese, who played Nearly Headless Nick, is born.
- 1983: Jamie Yeates, who played Slytherin Captain Marcus Flint, is born.
- 1983: Scot Fearn, who played Slytherin Chaser Adrian Pucey, is born.