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.