In the thirtieth year, in the fourth [month], on the fifth [day] of the month, while I was among the exiles by the Chebar Canal, the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.
References for Ezekiel 1:1
On the fifth [day] of the month-it was the fifth year of King Jehoiachin's exile-
References for Ezekiel 1:2
the word of the Lord came directly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the Chebar Canal. And the Lord's hand was on him there.