Even the Biggest Harry Potter Fans Don’t Know These Magical Fun Facts

Advertisement

Avoiding Death

Though Sirius Black was the one to die in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, originally Rowling had written it to be Arthur Weasley’s death scene.

Advertisement

First-Ever

The first person in the HP universe to create a Horcrux was Herpo the Foul. He was also the first person to breed a Basilisk successfully.

Advertisement

Next Page →

Advertisement

The More You Know

  • A 26-sided shape is known as a small rhombicuboctahedron.
  • But the loudest animal relative to its size is a water bug.
  • There are castles for sale in France that cost less than a two-bedroom apartment in Australia.
  • Saint Patrick's Day began as a "feast day". To honor him, Christians could put aside their Lenten restrictions on food and alcohol consumption, which is why excessive drinking has become linked to the celebration.
Next Page →