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- 30 July - 2 August, 2015: GeekyCon (formerly known as LeakyCon) will be held in Orlando, Florida.
- 4 April, 2015: Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be open at Cité du Cinéma in Paris, France.
- 19 March, 2015: The Making of Harry Potter adds The Hogwarts Express and Platform 9¾ to the tour.
- ...that Rubeus Hagrid was 62 in Harry Potter's first year at Hogwarts?
- ...that Albus Dumbledore's favourite kind of jam is raspberry?
- ...Peeves's hat with bells was custom-made in 1876 by Madame Bonhabille of Paris by request of Headmistress Eupraxia Mole, who was trying to compensate the Poltergeist after the caretaker of the day tried to get rid of him?
- ...that when Severus Snape substituted for Remus Lupin in Harry's third year Defence Against the Dark Arts class, he said that Kappas are from Mongolia when they are actually from Japan?
- ...that there are one hundred and forty-two staircases in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?
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25 May is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years). There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Harry overhears Quirrell arguing with Lord Voldemort, and assumes that Snape is threatening Quirrell.
- 1993: Professor Minerva McGonagall announces to her second year Transfiguration students that exams will take place on 1 June, shocking them, as they had not imagined exams still taking place given the atmosphere of fear at the school due to the attacks on Muggle-borns.
- 1995: Harry, Ron and Hermione, sleepy from staying up discussing the strange events of the previous night regarding Bartemius Crouch Sr., suffer an especially dull History of Magic lesson. They then visit the individual they believe to be Mad-Eye Moody (secretly Bartemius Crouch's son), only for him to tell them that he was unable to find Bartemius Crouch Sr.
Behind the scenes
- 1986: Alec Hopkins, who played a younger Severus Snape in the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, is born.
- 25 May on Wikipedia
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