"A compendium of important wizarding events from the twentieth century, including the story of the Boy Who Lived."
— Description[src]

Great Wizarding Events of the Twentieth Century is a book about prominent events in the wizarding world during the twentieth century. It's stated that Harry Potter's first defeat of Lord Voldemort is mentioned in this book.


Which Hermione Granger read before meeting him in person in 1991[2] when on the Hogwarts Express, one their way to begin their magical education. Professor Binns had a copy in his classroom.


Notes and references

  1. Pottermore
  2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 6 (The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters)
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