Centuries: 6th century BC -

**5th century BC**- 4th century BC

Decades: 490s BC 480s BC 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC - **440s BC** - 430s BC 420s BC 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC

Years: 450 BC 449 BC 448 BC 447 BC 446 BC - **445 BC** - 444 BC 443 BC 442 BC 441 BC 440 BC

**Births**

**Deaths**

**Events**

- The Lacus Curtius is created by a lightning strike in Rome. It was consecrated by Caius Curtius. See Curtius
- Artaxerxes I gave Nehemiah permission to rebuild Jerusalem.