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1 August is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years). There are 152 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Vernon Dursley hires a man to put bars on Harry Potter's bedroom at 4 Privet Drive, because of the incidents the evening before.
- 1996: Hogwarts letters and booklists arrive at The Burrow. Harry Potter finds out he is Gryffindor Quidditch Captain.
- 1997: Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour marry at the Burrow. The Ministry of Magic is taken over by Death Eaters. Minister for Magic Rufus Scrimgeour is killed and Imperius Cursed Pius Thicknesse is installed in his place as a puppet of Lord Voldemort. Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley are attacked on Tottenham Court Road by Antonin Dolohov and Thorfinn Rowle, but manage to escape to 12 Grimmauld Place. A football match takes place between City football club and another team. Dedalus Diggle's house is burned down by Death Eaters.
Notes and references
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 2 (Dobby's Warning) - "Uncle Vernon was as bad as his word. The following morning, he paid a man to fit bars on Harry’s window."
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 6 (Draco's Detour) - "The day after this rather gloomy birthday tea, their letters and booklists arrived from Hogwarts. Harry’s included a surprise: He had been made Quidditch Captain.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 8 (The Wedding)