2 November is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years). There are 59 days remaining.
- 1981: Petunia Dursley finds baby Harry Potter sleeping on the front door of 4 Privet Drive while putting out the milk bottles; she wakes the baby with a scream.
- 1994: The Fourth year Gryffindors and Hufflepuffs attend a Herbology lesson with Professor Sprout. They learn about how to re-pot Bouncing Bulbs.
- 1995: Educational Decree Number Twenty-Five is passed by Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, giving supreme authority over all punishments to the Hogwarts High Inquisitor.
Behind the scenes
- 1959: Peter Mullan, the actor who portrays Yaxley in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is born.