26 December, also known as Boxing Day, is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years). There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1991: Harry Potter returns to the Mirror of Erised, this time bringing Ron Weasley with him.
- 1997: Hermione Granger takes over the watch in the Forest of Dean in the day's early hours. Harry Potter spends a night of "little sleep".