Friday 30 September 2016, 09:14:55
30 September 420
: Saint Jerome, Illyrian Catholic priest, principal author of the Vulgate Latin translation of the Bible, dies in Bethlehem, aged around 73.
30 September 1207
: Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī, Persian poet known in English as Rumi, is born in Wakhsh.
30 September 1927
: The first line of the Tokyo subway system is opened.
30 September 1962
: Amnesty International is founded in London as a permanent organisation after the “Appeal for Amnesty 1961” has stirred enough media attention.
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. ~ Norman Cousins