Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century
Decades: 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s - 50s - 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s
Years: 46 47 48 49 50 - 51 - 52 53 54 55 56
Caratacus, British resistance leader, is captured and taken to Rome.
Claudius and Vespasian are Roman Consuls.
Paul of Tarsus begins his second mission (approximate date).
The New Testament book 1 Thessalonians is written (possible date).
October 24 - Roman emperor Domitian († 96)
Posidonius, Greek philosopher, astronomer, geographer and meteorologist.