- "October arrived, spreading a damp chill over the grounds and into the castle. Madam Pomfrey, the nurse, was kept busy by a sudden spate of colds among the staff and students. Raindrops the size of bullets thundered on the castle windows for days on end; the lake rose, the flower beds turned into muddy streams, and Hagrid's pumpkins swelled to the size of garden sheds."
October is the tenth month of the year. It's one of the months of the year that contain thirty-one days.
- Armando Dippet was born.
- Angelina Johnson was born.