#On This Day – The Mirror

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

#BornOnThisDay

#HappyBirthdayHarryPotter

Harry James Potter, J. K. Rowling’s fictional wizard, was born on the 31st July 1980, in Godric’s Hollow. His parents were Lily Potter (nee Evans) and James Potter, both original members of the Order of the Phoenix. The Potter family are an old wizarding family, who can trace their ancestral line as far back as the sixteenth-century. But do you know what links Harry Potter, John Dee, The Sutton Hoo hoard, the Palace of Versailles & Trump International Hotel?

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