The following events occurred in the year 1972:
- Muggles Who Notice by Blenheim Stalk is published.
- Remus Lupin's friends James Potter, Sirius Black, and Peter Pettigrew discover that he is a werewolf, and resolve to learn to become animagi.
- An incident related to a casting of the Bat-Bogey Hex reputedly takes place at Hogwarts, affecting a whole class.
1 September: Individuals that started Hogwarts
- The Slytherin Quidditch team was newly captained by Emma Vanity.
- The Chudley Cannons adopt a new motto, "Let's all keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best", in the same year that they participated in the International Quidditch Tournament.
- 12 December: Charlie Weasley to Arthur and Molly Weasley.
- Donaghan Tremlett to Mr and Mrs Tremlett.
Behind the scenes
- 13 June: Martin Ballantyne, who played Mundungus Fletcher's associate, born.
- 22 December: Arnaud Adam, who played a Ghost, born.
Notes and references
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 18 (Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs) - "It took them the best part of three years to figure out how to [become animagi]... Finally, in our fifth year, they managed it."
- ↑ Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films - (see this image)
- ↑ Black Family Tree by J.K.Rowling (see this image)
- ↑ In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 4 (Horace Slughorn), Slughorn says Cresswell was "in the year after" Lily Evans at Hogwarts School. Seeing that Lily's (born in 1960) first year was the 1971-1972 school year, Dirk's had to be the 1972-1973 school year and, thus, he was born in late 1960 or early 1961.
- ↑ Harry Potter: The Exhibition, (see this image)
- ↑ Quidditch Through the Ages, Chapter 7 (Quidditch Teams of Britain and Ireland)
- ↑ Harry Potter Lexicon - The Age of the Weasleys
- ↑ Wizard of the Month
- ↑ Arnaud at UK Screen
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