4 July is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years). There are 180 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1996: Cornelius Fudge meets with the Muggle Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, to keep him up to date with the current situation in wizarding Britain. Fudge introduces Rufus Scrimgeour, newly appointed Minister for Magic, to the Prime Minister.
Behind the scenes
- 1981: Paul Davies, a British actor who played a Death Eater in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born.
- 2012: Eric Sykes who played Frank Bryce in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, passed away after a short illness.