Year 30 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.__NOTOC__


By place

Roman Empire

* The Romans found the city of Tournai in Belgium.

By topic


* The Sermon on the Mount (according to proponents of the 33 theory, although 27 or 28 is more likely)
* April 7 — Crucifixion of Jesus (suggested date, but it is also suggested that he died on April 3, 33) [http://www.johnpratt.com/items/docs/newton.html]
* Probable beginning of pontificate of Saint Peter (in Catholic reckoning, until 64).

Arts and Sciences

* Phaedrus translates Aesop's fables, and composes some of his own.
* Velleius Paterculus writes the general history of the countries known in Antiquity.


* Nerva, Roman emperor
* Quintus Petillius Cerialis, brother-in-law of Vespasian


* April 7Judas Iscariot, disciple of Jesus, reportedly committed suicide shortly before the death of his teacher
* April 7/Good FridayJesus (born about 4 BC) — most widely accepted date by modern scholars (traditionally 33)
* Shammai, president of the Sanhedrin and talmudic scholar, died 30 C.E.
* John the Baptist (see [http://www.catholic-forum.com/saints/year0030.htm] )

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