What Day Was Jesus Crucified?


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Romans crucified Jesus Christ on April 3 in the year 33, according to a geological survey published in the International Geology Review. While researchers previously agreed on the day of the month when the event occurred, they were uncertain of the year.

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Geologists who conducted research leading to the conclusion that the crucifixion occurred in the year 33 studied seismic activity in the Dead Sea. They inspected the earth beneath a beach along the sea that is about 13 miles from Jerusalem, where the crucifixion occurred. The New Testament Book of Matthew includes a reference to an earthquake occurring at the time of the crucifixion, which the geologists' research confirmed.

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