3 February is the 34th day of the year. There are 331 days remaining (332 in leap years) until the end of the year.
- 1994: Professor Remus Lupin teaches Harry Potter about the Dementor's Kiss, and Harry's Firebolt is returned to him after being tested by Minerva McGonagall and Filius Flitwick. Harry and Ron make up with Hermione Granger. That evening, Scabbers disappears from Gryffindor Tower with only some ginger cat hairs left behind. Ron is now angry with Hermione because she does not take Scabbers' disappearance seriously.
- 1996: Harry Potter has an Occlumency lesson in the Dungeons with Professor Severus Snape.
Behind the scenes
- 1970: Warwick Davis is born. He is the actor who portrays the Gringotts Goblin teller in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Professor Filius Flitwick in the whole movie adaptation of the seven Harry Potter books.
- 1987: Sam Parham a British parkour performer, and freerunner who portrays a Snatcher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born.