The following events occurred in the year 1975:
- 1 September: Gilderoy Lockhart is Sorted into Ravenclaw.
- Minister for Magic Eugenia Jenkins is seen as inadequate to the challenge of the first rise of Lord Voldemort, and is replaced by the hard-lined Harold Minchum.
- Remus Lupin becomes a Hogwarts prefect.
- James Potter, Sirius Black and Peter Pettigrew become Animagi, thus officially naming themselves the Marauders, along with Remus Lupin.
- Sirius Black, James Potter, Remus Lupin, and Peter Pettigrew create the Marauder's Map
- Mundungus Fletcher is banned from the Hog's Head.
- Hairy Snout, Human Heart, by an anonymous author, is published by Whizz Hard Books.
- The Decree Number 189.OL5 is passed, probably by the Department of Magical Education.
- Regulus Black receives his Dark Mark, thus becoming a Death Eater.
Individuals that started Hogwarts
Notes and references
- Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Gilderoy Lockhart" at Wizarding World
- Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Ministers for Magic" at Wizarding World
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 9 (The Woes of Mrs Weasley) - "Lupin was the good boy, he got the [prefect's] badge"
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 18 (Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs) - Remus Lupin reveals that they wrote the map a little after they became animagi in this year
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 17 (Educational Decree Number Twenty-Four)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix
- Harry Potter: The Exhibition (see this image)
- Famous Wizard Card
- Wizard of the Month
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