1907 - Merope Gaunt is born to Marvolo Gaunt and an unknown, pure-blood mother.
1925 - October 4 - Minerva McGonagall is born.
1926 - December 31 - Tom Marvolo Riddle is born. His mother Merope dies an hour later, living just long enough to name her son after his father, Tom, and her father, Marvolo Gaunt. She was nineteen years old.
1928 - December 6 - Rubeus Hagrid is born
1937 - September 1 - Minerva McGonagall starts her first year at Hogwarts. She is sorted into Gryffindor.
1938 - September 1 - Tom Marvolo Riddle starts his first year at Hogwarts and is sorted into Slytherin.
1940 - Albus Dumbledore is the Transfiguration teacher at Hogwarts. Armando Dippet is the Headmaster. September 1 - Rubeus Hagrid starts his first year at Hogwarts and is sorted into Gryffindor
1943 - May - Tom Riddle learns to open the Chamber of Secrets and releases the Basilisk. Myrtle, a Hogwarts student, dies in a second floor bathroom after seeing the Basilisk. June 13 - Hagrid is falsely accused of opening the Chamber of Secrets. After June 13 - Rubeus Hagrid is expelled from Hogwarts. Tom Riddle is given an Award for Special Services to the School. July - Tom Riddle commits his first murders: his father and grandparents in their Little Hangleton mansion.
1944 - September 1 - Tom Riddle begins his seventh year at Hogwarts and is made Head Boy.
1945 - Albus Dumbledore defeats the dark wizard Grindelwald.
1951 - Rita Skeeter is born. Bellatrix Black is born
1954 - Lucius Malfoy is born.
1955 - Narcissa Black is born.
1956 - Albus Dumbledore becomes Headmaster of Hogwarts School. Bertha Jorkins is born. Minerva McGonagall begins teaching at Hogwarts.
1957 - Voldemort resurfaces and applies to teach Defence Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts. Dumbledore refuses to grant him a teaching job. Sturgis Podmore is born.
1960 - January 9 - Severus Snape is born. January 30 - Lily Evans is born. March 10 - Remus Lupin is born. March 27 - James Potter is born. Sirius Black is born. Peter Pettigrew is born.
1961 - Regulus Black is born
1962 - Bartemius Crouch Jr. is born.
1965 - September 1 - Lucius Malfoy starts his first year at Hogwarts and is sorted into Slytherin.
1969 - Arthur Weasley and Molly Prewett elope and quickly get married.
1970 - Lord Voldemort rises to power November 29 - Bill Weasley is born.
1971 - September 1- Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew, James Potter, Lily Evans, and Severus Snape start their first year at Hogwarts; all are sorted into Gryffindor except Snape, who is made a Slytherin.
1972 - December 12 - Charlie Weasley is born.
1973 - Nymphadora Tonks is born.
1975 - Remus Lupin, at the start of his fifth year, becomes a Hogwarts Prefect. Oliver Wood is born. The Marauder's Map is written
1976 - August 22 - Percy Weasley is born.
1977 - James Potter and Lily Evans are made Head Boy and Head Girl of Hogwarts. Regulus Black joins the Death Eaters. September - Cedric Diggory is born. Late October - Angelina Johnson is born.
1978 - Regulus Black dies. April 1 - Fred and George Weasley are born. June - The Marauders sit their N.E.W.T.s and leave Hogwarts. Cho Chang is born.
1979 - Lily Evans and James Potter are married. Peter Pettigrew starts passing information to Voldemort. September 19 - Hermione Granger is born.
1980 - Albus Dumbledore interviews Sibyll Trelawney for the post of Divination teacher at Hogwarts. Ernie Macmillan is born. March 1 - Ron Weasley is born. June 5 - Draco Malfoy is born. June 23 - Dudley Dursley is born. July 30 - Neville Longbottom is born. July 31 - Harry Potter is born and Sirius Black becomes his godfather.
1981 - August 11 - Ginny Weasley is born. September - Severus Snape is hired by Dumbledore to teach Potions at Hogwarts. October 24 - The Fidelius Charm is cast to hide the Potters, with Peter Pettigrew acting as Secrert Keeper. October 31 - Defeat of Voldemort; James and Lily Potter are killed. November 1 - Hagrid delivers baby Harry to Dumbledore. Peter Pettigrew fakes his own death, killing twelve Muggles in the process Sirius Black is arrested and at some point in the next few weeks is sent to Azkaban without a trial. December - Bellatrix, Rodolphus, and Rabastan Lestrange, along with Bartemius Crouch Jr., are arrested for using the Cruciatus Curse on Frank and Alice Longbottom.
1982 - Igor Karkaroff is released from Azkaban. September 1 - Bill Weasley starts his first year at Hogwarts and he is sorted into Gryffindor. November - Barty Crouch Jr. is secretly rescued from Azkaban.
1983 - September 1 - Charlie Weasley starts his first year at Hogwarts and is sorted into Gryffindor.
1984 - June - Gryffindor wins the Quidditch Cup.
1985 - June - Slytherin wins the Quidditch Cup but not the House Cup.
1986 - June - Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup. September - Bill Weasley starts his fifth year at Hogwarts and is made a Prefect.
1987 - June - Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup. September 1 - Percy Weasley starts his first year at Hogwarts and is sorted into Gryffindor.
1988 - June - Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup. September 1 - Bill Weasley becomes Head Boy and Charlie is made a Prefect.
1989 - June - Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup. September 1 - Fred and George Weasley start their first year at Hogwarts and are sorted into Gryffindor. Angelina Johnson also becomes a new Gryffindor, while Cedric Diggory also starts his first year and is sorted into Hufflepuff. Quirrell begins teaching Defence Against the Dark Arts at Hogwarts.
1990 - June - Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup.
1991 - June - The Nimbus 2000 broomstick is released. Slytherin wins both the Quidditch Cup and the House Cup. July 31 - Quirrell attempts to steal the Philosopher's Stone from Gringotts but fails. September 1 - Harry and the gang start their first year at Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Neville are sorted into Gryffindor, and Draco into Slytherin. December 25 - Harry discovers the Mirror of Erised.
1992 - June - Gryffindor wins the House Cup, but not the Quidditch Cup, which goes to Slytherin. Quirrell dies trying to steal the stone. After June - Nicholas and Perenelle Flamel die after a long, long life. August 13 - Gilderoy Lockhart announces that he is the new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. September 1 - Ginny Weasley, Luna Lovegood, and Colin Creevey start their first year at Hogwarts. Ginny and Colin are sorted into Gryffindor and Luna becomes a Ravenclaw. September 8 - The Chamber of Secrets is reopened
1993 - May 8 - Hagrid is sent to Azkaban; Dumbledore is removed as headmaster of Hogwarts. May 30 - Lucius Malfoy is removed from the Board of Governors of Hogwarts. Hagrid and Dumbledore return to Hogwarts. June - Gryffindor wins the House Cup; no Quidditch Cup is awarded. July 27 - Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban September 1 - Remus Lupin and Rubeus Hagrid begin their professorships at Hogwarts.
1994 - June 6 - Sirius Black escapes from Hogwarts on the back of the Hippogriff Buckbeak. Peter Pettigrew escapes and rejoins the Dark Lord. June 7 - Remus Lupin resigns from Hogwarts. After June 7 - Gryffindor wins both the Quidditch Cup and House Cup. July - Bertha Jorkins, on holiday in Albania, is tortured and then murdered by Pettigrew and Voldemort (GF1) August 20 - Frank Bryce is killed, shortly before his 77th birthday. August 22 - Final of the 422nd Quidditch World Cup, Harry, Hermione, and the Weasleys are in attendance. Death Eaters raid the campsite. September 1 - Mad Eye Moody is introduced as the New DADA Professor. November 24 - The First Task of the Triwizard Tournament.
1995 - February 24 - The Second Task of the Triwizard Tournament June 24 - The Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament. Voldemort kidnaps Harry Potter and Cedric Diggory. Cedric is killed by Wormtail. Barty Crouch Jr. was given the Dementors kiss. August 2 - Dementors attack Dudley and Harry; Harry drives them off with a Patronus Charm. September 1 - Dolores Umbridge is introduced as the New DADA Professor. November - Harry Potter, along with Fred and George Weasley, are banned from playing again by Umbridge. December 18 - Mr. Weasley is attacked by a snake.
1996 - April - Dumbledore is removed from Hogwarts. June - Harry and the rest sit there O.W.L.s. The Battle of the Department of Mysteries. Sirius Black is killed. Dumbledore returns to Hogwarts. Gryffindor wins the Quidditch Cup. July - The second war begins. Amelia Bones, Head of Magical Law Enforcement, and Emmeline Vance, a member of the Order of the Phoenix, are murdered. Rufus Scrimgeour becomes Minister of Magic.
1997 - June - Dumbledore's funeral. July - Tonks and Lupin are married July 27 - Mad-Eye Moody is killed in action. July 31 - Harry Potter comes of age. August 1 - Rufus Scrimgeour is killed. The Ministry of Magic falls. Bill and Fleur's Wedding. September 1 - Severus Snape become Headmaster of Hogwarts. September 2 - Harry, Ron, and Hermione infiltrate the Ministry of Magic December 20 - Luna Lovegood captured.
1998 - March - The Death of Dobby May 1 - Harry, Ron, and Hermione, with the help of Griphook, break into the Lestrange vault deep under Gringotts. May 2 - The Battle of Hogwart May 3 - Professor Snape dies May 4 - Minerva McGonagall becomes head mistress of hogwarts June 5 - Oliver Gibson hired as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor. Luciana Rivers hired as the new Potions professor and head of Slytherin house, taking the place of the retired Professor Slughorn