The following events occurred in 1945:
- Tom Riddle graduates from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- Albus Dumbledore defeats Gellert Grindelwald, who is subsequently incarcerated in Nurmengard.
- The Second World War ends.
Behind the scenes
- 8 February: Miquel Brown, who plays Bernadette, in the film inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is born.
- 23 May: Andrew Burt, a British actor who provided voices in the video game adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, was born.
Notes and references
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