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- Wizarding world
Plain - Muggle world1 9 3 9
Tom Riddle learns about the Chamber of Secrets and decides to find and open it1 9 4 0
Germany invades Poland and annexes Danzig; Britain and France declare war.
Wizard of Oz premieres.
Gone With the Wind premieres.
The Tinderblast broom is released by Ellerby and Spudmore of the Black Forest1 9 4 1
Grindelwald's Revolution begins.
Chamberlain resigns as Britain's prime minister; Churchill takes over.
Italy enters the war.
German invasion of France successful. France formally surrenders.
The first official network television broadcast is put out by NBC.
Hagrid acquires an Acromantula egg and hatches Aragog in a Hogwarts cupboard. 1 9 4 2
Hitler attacks Russia.
Japan attacks Pearl Harbor and US enters war.
Orson Welles's Citizen Kane.
Grindelwald constructs the prison Nurmengard to hold his enemies.1 9 4 3
Famous Montrose Magpies Seeker Eunice Murray dies.
SS Leader Heydrich holds the Wannsee Conference to coordinate the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question."
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Students arrive at Hogwarts and classes begin. ← p r e s e n t
Quidditch trials begin the second week.
O C T O B E R
N O V E M B E R
First Quidditch match: Gryffindor v. Slytherin
D E C E M B E R
Quidditch match: Ravenclaw v. Hufflepuff
End of first term, after which many students and some teachers go home for break.
Manhattan Project: Below the bleachers of Stagg Field at the University of Chicago, a team led by Enrico Fermi initiates the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction
J A N U A R Y1 9 4 4
Second Hogwarts term begins.
Quidditch match: Ravenclaw v. Gryffindor
Tom Riddle makes progress in exploring the Chamber of Secrets.
Casablanca conference between Churchill and Roosevelt. During the conference, Roosevelt announces the war can end only with "unconditional German surrender."
F E B R U A R Y
Quidditch match: Ravenclaw - Slytherin
Tom Riddle releases the Basilisk and works on mastering control.
WWII: In Russia, the Battle of Stalingrad comes to an end with the surrender of the German 6th Army.
M A R C H
Quidditch match: Hufflepuff v. Gryffindor
The Basilisk paralyzes its first victim.
A P R I L
Easter holidays: a two-week break from classes.
Tom Riddle continues to secretly terrorize muggle-borns in the school.
M A Y
Myrtle dies in a second floor bathroom after seeing the Basilisk.
J U N E
Hagrid is falsely accused of opening the Chamber of Secrets and expelled from Hogwarts.
Dumbledore convinces Dippet to allow Hagrid to stay and be trained as Gamekeeper.
Tom Riddle is given an Award for Special Services to the School.
End-of-term feast, followed by departure of students.
J U L Y
Tom Riddle visits his uncle, Morfin Gaunt, and uses magic to steal Marvolo's ring.
Tom Riddle commits his first murders: his father and grandparents in their Little Hangleton mansion.
Morfin Gaunt is framed for the deaths and sent to Azkaban.
Mussolini arrested and the Italian Fascist government falls; Marshal Pietro Badoglio takes over and negotiates with Allies.
D-Day—Allies launch Normandy invasion. 1 9 4 5
Paris liberated .
Germans launch counteroffensive in Belgium—Battle of the Bulge.
Albus Dumbledore defeats Grindelwald.1 9 4 6
Tom Riddle graduates and applies for a job teaching at Hogwarts, but Dippet advises he wait. He instead begins to work for Borgin and Burkes.
Germany signs unconditional surrender terms at Rheims.
A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima by U.S.
Japanese sign surrender terms aboard battleship Missouri.
First electronic computer, ENIAC, built.
Tom Riddle kills Hepzibah Smith, framing her house-elf, Hokey. In doing so, he steals Slytherin's locket and Hufflepuff's cup.1 9 4 7
Tom Riddle disappears until 1957.
Darren O'Hare begins his illustrious career with the Kenmare Kestrels.
Newt Scamander creates the Werewolf Register.
A History of Magic, by Bathilda Bagshot, is published.
Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl published.
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