August 6 is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years). There are 147 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1993: On Marjorie Dursley's last night staying at 4 Privet Drive, during dinner she upsets Harry so much that he accidentally blows her up like a balloon. Harry runs away from Privet Drive and is picked up by the Knight Bus.
- 1995: The Advance Guard arrives in Privet Drive to rescue Harry. They fly to 12 Grimmauld Place in London.