The following events occurred in 1968:
- Nobby Leach resigns from the office of Minister for Magic, following a mysterious illness (conspiracy theories abound; Abraxas Malfoy is believed to have led the shady plot to cause his resignation). Eugenia Jenkins becomes the new Minister.
- Hamish MacFarlan becomes Head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports.
- Sturgis Podmore starts at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- Arthur Weasley and Molly Prewett graduated from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
- Vernon Dursley starts working at Grunnings.
Behind the scenes
Notes and references
- Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic" at Wizarding World
- Quidditch Through the Ages
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 14 (Percy and Padfoot) - "Sturgis Podmore, 38, of number two, Laburnum Gardens, Clapham, has appeared in front of the Wizengamot charged with trespass and attempted robbery at the Ministry of Magic on 31st August."
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